Histoire en abrégé de Louis le Grand, quatorzie'me du nom, Roy de France, Avec Privilege du Roy.

BUSSY-RABUTIN, Le Comte de
An attractive copy. Later (c.1810?) European mottled calf, 16mo.,10x16cm., [ii]+378[iv]pp., raised bands to spine, compartments ruled gilt, morocco label, boards ruled gilt with inner dentelles gilt, silk marker, fore-edges red. Engraved frontis.(folded), armorial bookplate with crest but no name. Tight and clean. ; Roger de Rabutin, Comte de Bussy (1618 – 1693), commonly known as Bussy-Rabutin, was a French memoirist, cousin and frequent correspondent of Madame de Sévigné. Most known for his his famous Histoire amoureuse des Gaules (written in 1660) for the amusement of his sick mistress, he also wrote a series of biographies for the use of his children, in which his own life serves a moral purpose.
Book ID 34526
Pages 384 Edition First Edition
Date 1699 Cover Type Hardback
Condition Very Good
Publisher A Paris Chez Florentin et Pierre Delaulne.
Price: £300.00
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