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La Popeliniere
1595 The Historie of France the Foure First Books Scarce La Popeliniere
London: John Windet, 1595. Click here to see our other books! The Historie of France the Four First Books La Popeliniere 1595 John Windet : London 10" by 8" [12], 1-253pp SUMMARY An exceedingly scarce, first English edition of Lancelot Voisin de la Popeliniere's controversial history of France. First Edition,Leather Binding,Rebound,Very Scarce Overall Condition: Very Good This book weighs 0.75 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 19.99 EU Postage: £ 15.99 European Postage: £ 16.99 Asia Postage: £ 21.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 25.99 DESCRIPTION With the illustrated title page, as called for. Lancelot Voisin de la Popeliniere was a Protestant author and found himself excommunicated by the National Synod of Reformed Churches for his publication of this work. It was a definitive work by La Popeliniere and this translation is by Sir Edward Hoby. Hoby was an important English diplomat during the reigns of Elizabeth I and James I. He translated many works that supported the Protestant cause. Popeliniere was a great advocate for the expansion of France through colonization. He first published this history of France in 1581. A very scarce work, and assumed first English edition. The ESTC do not have an earlier record of this work. ESTC reference no: S121258. With the signatures: A6-Y6, Z1. Collated, lacking the final blank. Printed by John Windet at Powles Wharfe at the signe of the Crosse Keyes. Contemporary inscription to the margin of O4. Prior owner's stamp to the title page, 'From the Library of Isobel Keil Scaefer. Mrs John H Scaefer 1893-1963'. In addition there is a … [Click Below for Full Description]
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