Renneville, René Auguston Constantin de (1650-1723) L'Inquisition Françoise ou L'Histoire de la Bastille.
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Renneville, René Auguston Constantin de (1650-1723) L'Inquisition Françoise ou L'Histoire de la Bastille. Amsterdam: Etienne Roger, 1719.
Second edition, five octavo volumes, illustrated with portrait frontis in volume one, another frontispiece in volume five (the Supplement), and numerous full page engravings throughout; title pages printed in red and black; bound in uniform contemporary speckled leather, gilt-tooled spines, red labels, ex libris Sigmund von Erlach, with his bookplate in each volume, crest hand-colored in volume one, some slight wear to bindings, 6 x 3 3/4 in. (5)
The author himself was imprisoned in the Bastille for fourteen years.
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