The history of Philip de Commines, knight, Lord of Argenton. the fourth edition corrected, with annotations

By: Commynes, Philippe de

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Book Condition: Very good condition, rebounding 3/4 speckled calf with marble boards


348 p. The author was diplomat in the courts of Burgundy and France and has been called "the first truly modern writer" (Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve). The History isdivided into eight books, the first six of which were written between 1488 and 1494, and relate the course of events from the beginning of Commines' career (1464) up to the death of King Louis. The remaining two books were written between 1497 and 1501 and deal with the Italian wars, ending in the death of King Charles VIII of France.

Title: The history of Philip de Commines, knight, Lord of Argenton. the fourth edition corrected, with annotations

Author Name: Commynes, Philippe de

Categories: History & Travel, AUTOBIOGRAPHY, FRANCE - HISTORY, House of Valois, 1328-1589, Louis XI, KING OF FRANCE,

Edition: Fourth edition

Publisher: London, Printed for Samuel Mearne, John Martyn: 1676

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very good condition, rebounding 3/4 speckled calf with marble boards

Seller ID: 41087