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The Huguenots in France After the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes: With a Visit to the Country of the Vaudois by  Samuel Smiles - Hardcover - 1874 - from Dave Shoots, Bookseller and Biblio.com

The Huguenots in France After the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes: With a Visit to the Country of the Vaudois

by Smiles, Samuel

Condition: Good Plus/No Jacket


New York: Harper & Brothers, 1874 Green cloth on boards. Two tan spots where news clippings were stored. Rear hinge cracked and glued. The Edict of Nantes was issued in 1598 by King Henry IV, which gave the Protestants, called Huguenots, freedom of worship. It was revoked by Louis XIV in 1685, leading to the deaths of several thousands by torture, hanging, or press gang. 430 pp. with index. Gift note.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. Illus. by Map of the Cevennes. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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