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Pontis, Louis, Sieur de (1583-1670) Memoirs.

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2764B
Lot:
337
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Pontis, Louis, Sieur de (1583-1670) Memoirs. London: by F. Leach for James Knapton, 1694.
First edition, folio, title printed in red and black, contemporary speckled calf, joints dry and cracking, old paper label on spine, several iterations of the same contemporary ownership inscription to title, scattered minor dampstaining affecting the first few signatures, 12 x 7 1/2 in.
De Pontis was a decorated French military leader who served under Henry IV, Louis XIII, and Louis XIV.
Estimate $300-400


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London, James Knapton, military leader

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