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Davila, Enrico Caterino
HISTORIA DE LAS GUERRAS CIVILES DE FRANCIA... TRADUXOLA... EN NUESTRA LENGUA CASTELLANA. MADRID: WIDOW OF CARLOS SANCHEZ, 1651
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,125 GBP
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Davila, Enrico Caterino
HISTORIA DE LAS GUERRAS CIVILES DE FRANCIA... TRADUXOLA... EN NUESTRA LENGUA CASTELLANA. MADRID: WIDOW OF CARLOS SANCHEZ, 1651
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,125 GBP
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Davila, Enrico Caterino
HISTORIA DE LAS GUERRAS CIVILES DE FRANCIA... TRADUXOLA... EN NUESTRA LENGUA CASTELLANA. MADRID: WIDOW OF CARLOS SANCHEZ, 1651
folio (299 x 202mm.), full-page engraved armorial, woodcut initials, later French armorial red morocco-backed marbled boards, spine gilt with armorial in top compartment and crowned monogram in bottom compartment (Olivier 2577 fer 11), upper corner of armorial torn, v3-6 frayed at foredge, Pp4-5 frayed at foot, binding rubbed
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Provenance

Louis Philippe d'Orléans (1773-1850), subsequently King Louis Philippe I, arms on spine and monogram at foot of spine; Bibliothèque du roi, Neuilly, ink stamp on title-page, sale, Paris, March 1852, lot 1937

Literature

Palau 50279

Catalogue Note

First Spanish edition of Davila's narrative of the civil wars that paralysed France in the late sixteenth century, and in which he fought. It was first printed in Venice in 1630 and soon translated into French, English and Spanish, as here.

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