Second and last volume of the Book "The History of Cardinal MAZARIN", by Mr. Antoine Aubery, Lawyer in Parliament & King's Councils. Jules Raymond Mazarin (Giulio Raimondo Mazzarino, Mazarino, Mazarini or Mazzarini)(1602-1661), better known as Cardinal Mazarin, was a diplomat and politician, first in the service of the Papacy, then of the kings of France Louis XIII and Louis XIV. He succeeded Richelieu as principal minister of state from 1643 to 1661.
Original edition of 1688.
Paris-Chez Denys Thierry-1688-in-12 (16.5x9)- (4p)-624 pages,
period calfskin bound
Spine with five raised bands separating richly decorated and gilded compartments, gilt title and volume number on burgundy pieces
Text enriched with a few engraved headbands, initials and tailpieces. Fine and well-contrasted print on a watermarked laid paper. All edges speckled red.
Back and rubbed dishes
Beautiful freshness of the interiors