Simon Legras - Le Sacre et le Couronnement de Louis XIV‎ - 1717

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Simon Legras - Le Sacre et le Couronnement de Louis XIV‎ - 1717
History, Reference works - Quantity: 1 - Book

Collective original edition of these three texts published independently in Reims in 1695 and 1697.

Quite rare. Unknown to Barbier.

Opens with a beautiful frontispiece engraved by Duflos depicting Louis IV in the Church of Our Lady of Reims on June 7, 1654.

The text of the very detailed description of the coronation ceremonies is not signed.

Texts 2 and 3 are by Simon Legras Bishop of Soissons, the churchman who crowned Louis XIV on June 7, 1654, The next day he also decorated the king with the Order of the Holy Spirit.

[Simon Legras]
LE SACRE ET LE COURONNEMENT DE LOUIS XIV‎
Paris , at Jacques Chardon 1717, duodecimo of 16x10, 159 pp.6 ff.n.ch.44 pp4ff ,25 pp .1f.n.ch. (Approval and privilege) .
Full glazed period granite calf, ribbed spine adorned with a piece in red leather and a fine decoration with small golden irons.

Solid volume, decorative back despite the lack of leather headdress, a blunt corner. Very crisp and clean inside.



Contents:
1.Le sacre et couronnement de Louis XIV, roy de France et de Navarre, dans l'église de Reims, le septième juin 1654 : où toutes les ceremonies, séances des cardinaux, prelats, officiers de la couronne & autres, avec leurs fonctions, sont fidelement décries. 159 pp

2.Procès verbal du sacre du Roi Louis XIV fait par l'illustrissime et révérendissime Monseigneur Simon Legras, êvéque de Soissons

3.Protestation des doyens, chantres …de l'église métroplitaine de Reims contre un prétendu Procès -Verbal.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
History, Reference works
Author/ Illustrator
Simon Legras
Book Title
Le Sacre et le Couronnement de Louis XIV‎
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1717
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Leather
Number of pages
159
Dimensions
16×10 cm
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