1864. Item #A3011
Ruprich-Robert [Victor Marie Charles]. Le Chateau de Falaise (Calvados). Paris: J. Claye, printer, 1864. 30p, 12 line ills. Good paperbound (light chipping to covers; shelf soiled; lightly foxed). ** Official report to the government minister Vaillant on the condition of this Normandy chateau, and recommendations for repairs and restoration, in order of priority. This cliffside chateau dominates the town of Falaise, birthplace of William the Conqueror. Formerly the seat of the Dukes of Normandy, its construction was begun by Henry I of France and later continued by Philip II Augustus. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate.