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Memoirs of Cardinal De Retz. Containing the Particulars of His Own Life, with the Most Secret Transactions at the French Court During the Administration of Cardinal Mazarin, and the Civil Wars Occasioned By it. To Which are Added Some Other Pieces...

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Memoirs of Cardinal De Retz. Containing the Particulars of His Own Life, with the Most Secret Transactions at the French Court During the Administration of Cardinal Mazarin, and the Civil Wars Occasioned By it. To Which are Added Some Other Pieces...

by De Retz, Cardinal (Jean François Paul de Gondi)

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London: Jacob Tonson, 1723. Set of four volumes. 443, 418, 356 and 308 pages plus unpaginated sections and errata. Translated from the French by P. Davall and dedicated to William Congreve. Rebound at some time in full leather with gilt titling on the spines. Edges speckled red. Engraved portrait frontispiece in Volume 2. Some minor dampstaining in Volume 4. A previous owner's very old and attractive bookplate in Volume 1. A lovely old set of this famous work which was first published in French in 1717.. First Edition in English. Full Leather. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
6809
Title
Memoirs of Cardinal De Retz. Containing the Particulars of His Own Life, with the Most Secret Transactions at the French Court During the Administration of Cardinal Mazarin, and the Civil Wars Occasioned By it. To Which are Added Some Other Pieces...
Author
De Retz, Cardinal (Jean François Paul de Gondi)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition in English
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Jacob Tonson
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1723
Keywords
Jean François Paul de Gondi. Cardinal De Retz. Louis XIV. French Court. Cardinal Mazarin. Antiquarian.
Bookseller catalogs
Biography; General History; 18th and 19th Century Books;
Size
16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall
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Tapsell\'s Books and Music is in Rutherglen, a small country town in North-East Victoria, Australia. The bookshop, which was established in 1993, sells fine, old and general secondhand books and vinyl LPs. Rutherglen is well worth a visit and is a lovely, unspoilt country town in a famous winegrowing district. Wine + books = heaven. Phone: 0435 340 526. International phone: +61 435 340 526.

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