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The History of William de Croy

VARILLAS Antoine (1687)

£500.00  [First Edition]

Available to view at our Curzon Street shop.

Surnamed the Wise, Governor to the Emperour Charles V. Being a Pattern for the Education of Princes. Containing the Memorable Transactions that happened during his Administration in most of the Courts of Christendom, from the Year 1506. to the Year 1521. In Six Books. Written in French by Mr. Varillas, Histiographer of France: And now made English. First Edition in English. 8vo., (175mm x 107 mm) spine and corners worn, rubbing to joints and edges. Contemporary speckled calf, morocco label with gilt decoration, four raised bands on spine (pages clean and crisp). London : printed for George Wells, and Abel Swalle, at the Sun, and at the Unicorn, in S. Paul's Church-Yard,1687.

Provenance: Bookplate of The Right Honourable the Lord Viscount Lymington on front pastedown.

Stock Code: 54443