Louis de Pontis - ‎Les mémoires du Sieur de Pontis, officier des Armées du Roy‎ - 1898

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Louis de Pontis - ‎Les mémoires du Sieur de Pontis, officier des Armées du Roy‎ - 1898
Bindings, Militaria, War history - Quantity: 1 - Book

Beautiful illustrated edition from the late 19th century of the memoirs of Louis de Pontis (1583-1670), illustrated with 12 tipped-in, 12 headpieces and tailpieces engraved by Reymond after the watercolours of Julien le Blant and printed by Draeger.

Publisher’s half tawny lambskin binding, percaline board stamped with a polychrome motif with the royal arms and the title on a red mosaic percaline label. Gilt topstain.

Interesting memoirs that provide a lot of information on the court and the art of war during the 17th century.
Louis de Pontis, Provençal gentleman (1583 - 1670) was Lieutenant of the guards of Louis XIII then in the main charges in the infantry regiments of Guyenne, Normandy, Languedoc, the Netherlands & Germany. At the end of his career, he was ordained Marshal of Battle.

Published after the first edition by J Servier.


‎Pontis Sieur de ] Servier J‎

‎Les mémoires du Sieur de Pontis, officier des Armées du Roy‎. Contenant plusieurs circonstances des Guerres & du Gouvernement, sous les règnes des Roys Henry IV, Louys XIII & Louys XIV. Published after the first edition by J Servier.

‎ Hachette Paris, Hachette, 1898. Quarto, 349 pages.

Condition: Preserved in quite good condition.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Bindings, Militaria, War history
Author/ Illustrator
Louis de Pontis
Book Title
‎Les mémoires du Sieur de Pontis, officier des Armées du Roy‎
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1898
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Number of pages
349
Dimensions
29×21 cm
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