FRANCE -- DAVILA, H.C. Historia delle guerre civili di Francia. Venice, F. Salerni & G. Cagnolini, 1670. (28), 1056 pp. Sm-4°. Beautifully bound in 19th c. dark blue full mor. w. raised bands by Antoine Chatelin, w. richly dec. gilt back, gilt coat of arms of Robert d'Orléans (1840-1910), Duc de Chartres, on both sides, surrounded by two triple fillet borders, 4 floral corner pieces, inside dentelles, a.e.g. (Half ti. laid down, some small marg. skillfull repairs).Rare edition of the famous historical work on civil wars in France. The work, divided into fifteen books, contains the account of the French civil wars, also known as religion wars, which took place during the reigns of Francis II, Charles IX, Henry III and Henry IV, as well as during the long regency of Catherine de Medici. - In superb binding.
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