The Memoirs of the Marq. De Langallerie


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[000749] [de Sandras, Gatien Courtilz OR de Sassenage, Gabriel Alphonse]. The Memoirs of the Marq. De Langallerie – Containing an Account of the Most Secret Intrigues of the French, Spanish and Bavarian Courts and the Most Remarkable Battles, Sieges and Encampments in Germany, Spain and Flanders. London: W. Taylor, 1712. Second Edition. 8vo. Full Calf. Good. [16], 416pp.

Full contemporary panelled calf, later rebacked and recornered in a lighter toned leather, raised bands, spine in six panels, new endpapers. Small gouge to front board, with some loss to leather. Endpapers have later (nineteenth century) inscriptions, small tear to fore-edge of ffep, internally browned, foxed and occasionally stained (not affecting sense), with old marginalia in pencil to many pages.

“A translation of ’La Guerre d’Espagne’, which is largely fictitious; generally attributed to Gatien Courtilz de Sandras, but also attributed by some authorities to Gabriel Alphonse de Sassenage” (Estc). Estc T171988, showing only National Library of Scotland and New York Public Library with this edition