1693 1ed Life Louis of Bourbon Prince of Conde Huguenot v Catholic France Coste

COSTE, Pierre

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Louis of Bourbon was a notable 16th-century Huguenot military leader who was the first Prince of the House of Conde. His life was led by much controversy including a Protestant conversion, secret plots against Francis II of France, and frequent skirmishes with the Catholic Church – which led to his arrest. The events of his life were best written by French author Pierre Coste in his book ‘Life of Louis of Bourbon’, more than 100 years following Louis’s death.

 

This rare 1693 English first edition of Coste’s account was translated out of the original French by Nahum Tate.

 

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1693 1ed Life Louis of Bourbon Prince of Conde Huguenot v Catholic France Coste

 

Louis of Bourbon was a notable 16th-century Huguenot military leader who was the first Prince of the House of Conde. His life was led by much controversy including a Protestant conversion, secret plots against Francis II of France, and frequent skirmishes with the Catholic Church – which led to his arrest. The events of his life were best written by French author Pierre Coste in his book ‘Life of Louis of Bourbon’, more than 100 years following Louis’s death.

 

This rare 1693 English first edition of Coste’s account was translated out of the original French by Nahum Tate.

 

Item number: #9344

Price: $550

 

COSTE, Pierre

 

The life of Lewis of Bourbon, late prince of Conde digested into annals, with many curious remarks on the transactions of Europe for these last sixty years / done out of French.

 

London: Printed for Tim. Goodwin, 1693. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 parts in 1
    • [16], 278; 221, [1]
  • References: Wing C 6366; Arber’s Term Cat., II 452;
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm)
  • Very rare

 

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9344

Categories

Military & War

Religion

Authors

COSTE, Pierre

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete