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John Evelyn
1652 The State of France as it Stood in the IX Yeer of Lewis XIIII J Evelyn 1...
London: TM for G Bedell and T Collins, 1652. Click here to see our other books! The State of France as it Stood in the IX Yeer of this present Monarch Lewis XIIII John Evelyn 1652 TM for G Bedell and T Collins : London 6" by 3.5" [46], 1-118pp SUMMARY The first edition of this very scarce work observing the French royal family, military force and customs by noted diarist, John Evelyn. First Edition,Leather Binding Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed This book weighs 0.5 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 15.99 EU Postage: £ 13.99 European Postage: £ 14.99 Asia Postage: £ 18.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 19.99 DESCRIPTION The first edition, with the engraved monogram of John Evelyn to the title page. The monogram is entwined with oak and bay leaves. Keynes notes it is possible that copies with the engraved vignette were printed for the author to give his friends. Keynes does not assign priority in printing regarding the copies with the engraved vignettes and those without. With the bookplate of Robert S Pirie (1934-2015) to the front pastedown. Pirie was an Emerican lawyer from Chicago who had an extensive collection of books and manuscripts. From the estate of John Lawson (1932-2019), the antiquarian bookseller who had a long and illustrious career. ESTC R12269; Keynes 3; Wing E3515. With the signature A-F12, G11. 'The State of France' draws from Evelyn's personal experiences and observations during his time in France. It looks at the royal family, the court, the officials, military forces and customs of France. Evelyn spent a lot of time in France and he married the … [Click Below for Full Description]
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