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.