Mémoires de Jacques de Saulx comte de Tavannes, lieutenant général des armées du Roy. Contenant ce qui s'est passé de plus remarquable depuis 1649 jusqu'en 1653 - à Paris, au Palais, chez Jean-Baptiste Langlois, 1691 - (1) ff, 378 pages, (1) ff - period full sheepskin binding - duodecimo - 9.5 x 16.5 cm.
Condition: Crowns in good condition, 1 joint split on 1 cm, strong hinges, 2 blunt corners, spine with raised bands adorned with golden fleurons and title, rare foxing, speckled edges, “Murat” armorial bookplate. Complete.
First edition of these memoirs which recounts the various episodes of the Fronde des Princes in the Paris region, in particular of the battles and other clashes.
Jacques de Saulx, count of Tavannes, born in 1620 and died on 22 December 1683, was a 17th century French soldier, comrade-in-arms of the Grand Condé, disgraced following his involvement in the Fronde.
Apart from the mentioned defects, this copy of this rare work is in good condition.
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