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The Memoirs Of Louis de Rouvroy, Duc de Saint-Simon Covering The Years  1691-1723 by SAINT-SIMON - Hardcover - 1959 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 81525)

The Memoirs Of Louis de Rouvroy, Duc de Saint-Simon Covering The Years 1691-1723

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The Memoirs Of Louis de Rouvroy, Duc de Saint-Simon Covering The Years 1691-1723

by SAINT-SIMON

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  • hardcover
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New York: The Heritage Press. Very Good. 1959. Hardcover. A handsome, single-volume assortment of writings from the extensive diaries of Louis de Rouvroy, Duc de Saint-Simon (1675-1755), more commonly known simply as 'Saint-Simon'. The Duke was a member of the Regency Council and was familiar with the secrets of the Reign of Louis XIV. Selected, translated and edited by Desmond Flower, and with color illustrations by Pierre Brisaud. Genealogical table of the Bourbon family laid in. Sandglass flyer not present. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with gilt shield to cover, gilt spine titling and red topstain. In blue paper-covered slipcase. --- With slight sunning to spine, and with minor dulling to spine gilding & a bit of soiling to cloth, else a clean, bright, sound copy lacking damages. Slipcase with sunning and soiling, otherwise intact and structurally sound.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xxxii, 498 pages .

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Bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
81525
Title
The Memoirs Of Louis de Rouvroy, Duc de Saint-Simon Covering The Years 1691-1723
Author
SAINT-SIMON
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Heritage Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1959
Bookseller catalogs
>>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir; >>European History;

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