[MAZON (Albin)]. Voyage autour de Crussol... - Lot 80 - Richard Maison de ventes

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[MAZON (Albin)]. Voyage autour de Crussol... - Lot 80 - Richard Maison de ventes
[MAZON (Albin)]. Voyage autour de Crussol par le Docteur Francus. Privas, Imprimerie Centrale, 1888. One volume in-12, modern burgundy half-chagrin, 5-rib spine, covers preserved. 286 pp. First edition. "Le Voyage autour de Crussol" takes the reader for the first time into the Haut-Vivarais region. At the beginning, M. Mazon gives interesting indications of his working methods and planned publications. As in previous volumes, there are a number of biographies, including those of M. Dode, deputy to the Estates-General, and Abbé Garnodier, historian; details of social customs, such as a description of the "Surle" game that has flourished in Charmes for centuries; notes on the Crussols; and an overview of M. de Villeneuve-La-Roche's memoirs. de Villeneuve-La-Roche-Barnaud, from Saint-Péray, who emigrated and escaped the massacres at Quiberon; but of particular note is an important chapter on the ancient administrative divisions of the Vivarais." (Le Sourd). A fine copy.
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