1662 Rare French Book - History of Henry IV of France - Histoire Du Roy Henry Le Grand by Hardouin de Perefixe de Beaumont.
Author: Hardouin de Perefixe de Beaumont.
Title: Histoire du Roy Henry le Grand. Composée par Messire Hardouin de Perefixe Evesque de Rodez, cy-deuant Precepteur du roy.
Language: Text in French.
Publisher: A Paris, Thomas Iolly, 1662.
Size : 6 " X 3.5 ".
Pages: 413 pages.
Binding: Good full calf leather binding (hinges worn but tight - as shown, overall worn, scuffed and chipped - as shown) under a removable protective mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, some foxing and staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the beautiful engraved Portrait of Henry the Great, after Landry.
The book: Rare and interesting 17th-century history of Henry IV (French: Henri IV; 13 December 1553 – 14 May 1610), also known by the epithet Good King Henry or Henry the Great, was King of Navarre (as Henry III) from 1572 and King of France from 1589 to 1610. He was the first monarch of France from the House of Bourbon, a cadet branch of the Capetian dynasty. He was assassinated in 1610 by François Ravaillac, a fanatical Catholic, and was succeeded by his son Louis XIII.
The author: Paul Philippe Hardouin de Beaumont de Perefixe (1606 – 1 January 1671, Paris) was a French historian and clergyman. He was bishop of Rodez, then archbishop of Paris.
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