1665 Rare French Vellum Book - Memoirs of Pierre de Bourdeille, seigneur de Brantome. First Edition.
Author : Messire Pierre de Bourdeille, Seigneur de Brantome.
Title : Mémoires de Messire Pierre de Bourdeille, Seigneur de Brantome, Contenans Les Vies des Hommes Illustres & grands Capitaines estrangers de son temps.
Language: Text in French.
Publisher : A Leyde, Chez Jean Sambix Le Jeune, a la Sphere, 1665. First edition.
Size : 5.5 " X 3.5 ".
Pages: 600 pages.
Binding: Very good full vellum binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a removable protective mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, rare foxing and staining, light staining on margins of last pages - as shown).
Estimate : (USD 300 - USD 500)
The book: Scarce original French 17th-century First edition of Brantome's Memoirs of the illustrious men and women whom he had known.
The author: Pierre de Bourdeille, seigneur de Brantôme (c. 1540 – 15 July 1614), also known as the abbé de Brantôme, was a French historian, soldier, and biographer.
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