LOT 1487
SOLD €130,00

Het Leven en Bedryf van den wytberoemden en grooten Staatkundigen Julius Mazaryn

Cardinaal en Eerste Bedienaar van Staat. Behelsende deszelfs schrandere maximen, behendige kuyperyen, doorslepen beleyd en handelingen (...) after a French and Italian manuscript, 2 vols. in one binding, Leyden, Boudewyn vander AA, 1699.

12mo., parchment title in hw on spine, ill. frontispiece, title with printer's vignette, (4),358,(22),262 pp., complete with 14 copper engravings by Caspar Luyken. Fine copy. Jules Raymond Cardinal Mazarin was a French Cardinal of Italian descent. He was a lawyer, served in the Pontifical army, was used by Cardinal Richelieu first as an agent, and after his ordination he was appointed apostolic nuncio in Paris, named by Richelieu as his successor and appointed thusly; mostly known as politician in the court of Louis XIV.

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