The Royal Mistresses of France, or, The Secret History of the Amours of all the French Kings, from Pharamond the First Monarch, Anno 418. to this present Time. [Made English from the French original, Les Galanteries des rois de France.] Second part titled: Inteagues of the Court of France Under the Reign of Henry III.
[ Vanel, Claude:]
printed for Henry Rhodes at the Star, the corner of Bride-lane in Fleet-street; and John Harris at the Harrow in the Poultry,
(iv), 228, 260pp. Contents very good, with some toning to the paper, and some soiling to title. Octavo, 6.4 x 4 ins, in mid 20thC full tan calf gilt by Brentano's Paris, with silk bookmark and marbled endpapers, all edges bright gilt. Boards double ruled in gilt with gilt rolled edges and dentelles, spine with five raised bands, compartments with stamped title and floral decorations in gilt. Bright, with two small scuffs to upper board, and darkish spots to lower board. A torrent of antique tattle, in very good condition: uncommon, and finely bound.
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