Memoires de Monsieur de Pontis. 2 vols.
Memoires de Monsieur de Pontis. 2 vols.

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Memoires de Monsieur de Pontis. 2 vols.

PONTIS, Monsieur De

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Title continues: "Qui a servi dans les armées cinquante-six ans, sous les Rois Henry IV, Loüys XIII, & Loüys XIV; Contenans plusieurs circonstances remarquables des Guerres, de la Cour, & du Gouvernement de ces Princes." Louis of Pontis (1583-1670) wrote his memoirs after serving in King Louis XIII's guard. He provides a particularly unflattering portrait of Cardinal Richelieu, a political enemy who cost Pontis advancement in the King's government. French text.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Guillaume Desprez
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1678
  • Place Published: Paris
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    2 vols.: 532; 569 p. 16 cm full leather with attractive gilt-tooled spine and edges. Ex-library with label on front pastedown. A few chips and cracks in spine with loss of gilt. Corners bumped. A few minor spots, ink notations on front free endpapers. Pages clean and neat.

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