Serres, Jean de (1540?-1598) An Historical Collection of the Most Memorable Accidents, and Tragicall Massacres of France. London: Thomas Creede, 1598. First edition in English, small folio, large bookplate of William Stirling Maxwell pasted inside front board, in a full calf Stirling Maxwell binding, 11 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.
This important work, by the official historian of France under Henry IV, provides a reliable contemporary account of the 16th century religious conflict between Catholics and Calvinists.
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