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Bound by Law: Recueil

Recueil contenant l'├ędit du roy

Recueil contenant l’edit du roy, sur ‘establissement de la iurisdiction des consuls en la uille de Paris

Paris : Robert Ballard, seul imprimeur du roy, M.DC.LXVIII [1668]

This maroon leather binding was not done contemporaneously with the publication of the book.  The unknown binder centers his design on the coat of arms of Paris stamped in the center on both the front and back covers, and embellishes the remainder of the cover with gilt fleur-de-lys and a scrolled border.