[France] Louis XVIII Roi=de France.
London. Pub.d Sep.t 20 1795, by James Ward, No 13, Southampton Row, Paddington.
Mezzotint, proof with open letters. 630 x 455mm. Top margin chipped.
Louis-Stanislas-Xavier (1755-1824), younger brother of Louis XVI, declaring himself Louis XVIII after the death of his nephew in a Revolutionary prison. Only after the fall of Napoleon in 1815 could be claim his throne.
Frankau 54, this state not listed. Ex: Collection of The Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 6449] £480.00