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COMMINES, PHILIP DE
THE HISTORIE OF PHILIP DE COMMINES, KNIGHT, LORD OF ARGENTON
London: John Bill. , 1614. Rebound by a master binder. Old spine label applied to the new binding. Double blind border fillets. New endpapers using old paper stock. Old book-plate retained on front pastedown. Title-page browned at edges. Lower edge browning through about half the book. See photos. Floriated first letters of chapters. A total of eight books in one. Some writing in old brown ink on a back blank. Philip de Commines (1447-1511) was a writer and diplomat in the Courts of Burgundy and France. According to the Oxford Companion to English History, he was ":the first critical and philosophical historian since classical times". STC 5604. 366pp. . First Edition. Full Brown Calf. Rebound Copy/No Jacket. Quarto.
Vendeur: Glenn Books, ABAA, ILAB [Lake Quivira, KS, U.S.A.]
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