Lettres De Monsieur De Bongars Resident & Ambassadeur sous Le Roy Henry IV. endiverses Negociations importantes. Jacques Bongars.

Lettres De Monsieur De Bongars Resident & Ambassadeur sous Le Roy Henry IV. endiverses Negociations importantes

La Haye: Arnout Leers & Andrian Moetjens, 1681. First edition. leather_bound. 497 pp. 12mo, the first forty letters relate to correspondence with ministries in Germany and Denmarkf rom 1589 to 1610. The next group of 184 are to Monsieur Camerarius, date from May 1588 to October 1598. Covers a tumultuous period of French history with political intrigue closely intertwined with the religious struggle between Catholic and Protestant; nevertheless, Henry IV united France and achieved peace at home and abroad. Remarkably fresh, clean and crisp copy. Modest soiling to covers, Full vellum over boards. Near fine. Item #646

Price: $350.00

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