Lot n° 2
80 - 120 EUR
[L'ESTOILE (Pierre de)].
Collection of various pieces, serving the history of Henry III, King of France & Poland. Cologne, Pierre du Marteau, 1663; pet. in-12, marbled calf, spine with nerves decorated with gold motifs, [rel. of the period], much used.
The work contains the following items: 1. Diary of the reign of Henry III.
2. The Alcander, or the Loves of King Henry the Great (actually later in the collection).
3. Le Divorce satyrique, or the Amours de la reine Marguerite de Valois.
4. La Confession de Monsieur de Sancy.
Linked to the suite:
- [ESTIENNE (Henri)]. Wonderful speeches on the life, actions & deportemens of the Reyne Catherine de Medicis, mother of François II, Charles IX, Henry III, kings of France. Following the copy printed at the Haië, 1663.
Important pieces for the history of the League and Protestantism.
Angular tear with slight lack at 7 ff. A few freckles.
IVSIC (RADOVAN) is attached. King Gordogan. Paris, Éditions surréalistes, 1968; gr. in-8, paperback, filled printed cover, folder and case.
ORIGINAL DRYING POINT OF TOYEN EN FRONTISPICE.
One of the 81 copies of the head print (n° 58) on Arches wove paper.
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