BONNEVILLE de MARSANGY, L. (Henri Laurens, editeur).
BONNEVILLE de MARSANGY, L. (Henri Laurens, editeur). La Legion d'Honneur 1802-1900. Ouvrage publie sous le haut patronage de M. Le Grande Chancelier De La Legion D'Honneur.  Paris. Librairie Renouard - H.Laurens. 1900. (First edition)  
Large (333 x 242). pp, (vi), 396, (2). Hand coloured frontspiece with tissue guard (loose) and 11 b&w plates of which the insignia plate is also hand coloured. Many b&w illustrations in text. A little spotting in places. Full bergundy morocco with 5 raised bands and gilt title. Gilt insignia to upper board. Edges a little rubbed. A very attractive binding by H. Wood. The firm, Henry T. Wood of London was established in 1875 and whilst perhaps not the most prominent binders, they executed a number of special and spectacular bindings.
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