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Memoirs of the Duke of Ripperda: First Ambassador from the States General to his Most Catholick Majesty, then Duke and Grandee of Spain

by (CAMPBELL, John)?


London: John Stagg, 1740. First. hardcover. very good(-). xvi, 344, [8]pp. 8vo, contemporary full calf (well-rubbed; rear joint cracked but sound; front board detached; gilt spine is also rubbed and lacking the original label; discoloration at edges of endpapers and half title, otherwise very clean). London: John Stagg & Daniel Browne, 1740. First edition. A very good(-) copy. Ripperda was the chief negotiator of Vienna, for which service he was elevated to Duke.

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  • Memoirs of the Duke of Ripperda: First Ambassador from the States General to his Most Catholick Majesty, then Duke and Grandee of Spain by (CAMPBELL, John)?
  • Bookseller: Argosy Book Store US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 75894
  • Title: Memoirs of the Duke of Ripperda: First Ambassador from the States General to his Most Catholick Majesty, then Duke and Grandee of Spain
  • Author: (CAMPBELL, John)?
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: very good(-)
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First
  • Publisher: John Stagg
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1740
  • Keywords: Ripperda,Duke of

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