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MEMOIRES DE MAXIMILIEN DE BETHUNE DUC DE SULLY (3 VOL SET - COMPLETE) by  edited by l'abbe Pierre Mathurin de l'Ecluse des Loges Maximilien de Bethune duc de Sully - Hardcover - Second edition - 1747 - from Andre Strong Bookseller and

MEMOIRES DE MAXIMILIEN DE BETHUNE DUC DE SULLY (3 VOL SET - COMPLETE): Principle Ministre de Henry le Grand, Mis en ordre, avec des Remarques, Par M. L. D. L. D. L.

by Maximilien de Bethune duc de Sully, edited by l'abbe Pierre Mathurin de l'Ecluse des Loges

Condition: Good +

London, 1747. Second edition. Hardcover. Good +. Vol 1 – xxxvi, 607 pgs. Vol 2 – x, 612 pgs. Vol 3 – vi, 617 pgs. 8 x 10 in. Text in French. Polished calf, original binding. Gilt lettering and decoration on spine. 5 raised bands on spine. Marbled endpapers. Red edges to text block. Engraved frontis illustration. Red and black lettering on title page, with engraved illustration. Remains of blue silk bookmark in all. Condition of books is GOOD+ ; Bindings sound, with cracking to front edge of Vol 3. Worm damage to spines. Corners worn. Rubbing, small tears to covers. Foxing throughout. Small David B. Ogden bookplate on front paste down. Engraved armorial bookplate in center of front paste down depicting Samson, and “Emanuel Conte de Nay et de Richecourt” (likely original owner c. 1750). Marbled endpapers vivid. Vol 1 – tears to cover surface, ink marking on bookplate. Vol 2 – slight tears to surface of calf on front and back, more wear to all corners. Vol 3 – scratches, tears to front and back, cracked/damaged front hinge on cover, but binding tight.

  • Bookseller: Andre Strong Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2818
  • Author: Maximilien de Bethune duc de Sully, edited by l'abbe Pierre Mathurin de l'Ecluse des Loges
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good +
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Second edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1747
  • Bookseller catalogs: European History;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Europe / General;


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title page
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