New edition adorned with 2 frontispiece-portraits. Sully at the age of 42 (V1) and Henry IV at the age of 48 (V2). The sixth volume consists of a supplement to the like of the Duke of Sully (pages 156 to 196), a general table of contents (pages 197 to 405) and an “Eloge de Sully” by the Count Daru.
Beautiful set in period bindings, nicely bound in hazelnut cream half shagreen, spine with false raised bands with title and volume number in fine gold stamps.
Maximilien de Béthune, duc de Sully, peer of France, marshal of France, sovereign prince of Henrichemont and Boisbelle, baron then marquis of Rosny, marquis of Nogent-le-Rotrou, count of Muret and Villebon, viscount of Meaux, was a Protestant soldier and a companion in arms of King Henry IV to whom he became one of the principal advisors.
Sturdy decorative bindings, the leather has some rubbing from use on the headcaps. The edge of the front cover has been chewed up on volume 5. Volume 3 has warped covers. Interior in good condition, on laid paper, with some fine scattered foxing, nothing serious.
Maximilien de Bethune, Duc de Sully
Mémoires (6 volumes)
Paris, chez Etienne Ledoux, 1822
xxxi-490 + 515 + 494 + 532 + 495 + 405-40pp
Octavo (20 x 12.5 cm).
- Aantal boeken
- Geschiedenis, Krijgsgeschiedenis, Literatuur
- Auteur/ Illustrator
- Maximilien de Bethune, Duc de Sully
- Publicatiejaar oudste item
- Oorspronkelijke taal
- Aantal pagina‘s.
- 20×12,5 cm