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Felipe de Comines - Las memorias de. Señor de Argenton, de los hechos y empresas de Luis Undécimo y Carlos Octavo... - 1643

Felipe de Comines - Las memorias de. Señor de Argenton, de los hechos y empresas de Luis Undécimo y Carlos Octavo... - 1643

2 parts in the same volume in folio (132 x 19.8 cm) bound in antique parchment.

I: 14 sheets, including copper-engraved frontispiece, 429 pp., 14 sheets, 1 blank sheet, II: 6 sheets, 477 pp., and 17 sheets

First edition in Spanish of the memoirs of Philip of Comines, Lord of Argentón, at the service of Louis XI and Charles VIII of France. It’s a complete historical detail of 15th-century France, its internal intrigues and its relations with the rest of European powers, the kingdoms of Castile and Aragon, and England.

Palau: ‘Vitrian's additions enhance the literary value of these memoirs so celebrated in France.’

Magnificent copy in original condition.

Palau, 58239.

Object Book
Number of Books 1
Subject Biography, History, History of France, Politics
Author/ Illustrator Felipe de Comines
Book Title Las memorias de. Señor de Argenton, de los hechos y empresas de Luis Undécimo y Carlos Octavo...
Condition Very good
Publication year oldest item 1643
Edition 1st Edition
Language Spanish
Original language No
Publisher Amberes, Juan Meursio
Binding/ Material Vellum
Number of pages 906
Dimensions 320×198 mm
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