Les memoires de la regence de la reyne Marie de Medicis.

Author

François Annibal Estrées

Title

Les memoires de la regence de la reyne Marie de Medicis.

Date

1666

Place

Paris

Publisher

Chez Thomas Jolly

Language

French

Contributor

Pierre Le Moyne

Note

IMPRINT:
A Paris : Chez Thomas Ially ..., 1666.

TYPE: 
Roman, Italic.

ILLUSTRATIONS:
P
rinter's device on title page (ornament), woodcuts throughout (particularly for initial letters).

DEDICATIONS:
privilège 
du roi, as well as a letter to someone unidentified (lettre ecrite à une perꭍonne de qualité, où il est parlé de l’Autheur, du sujet, & du caractere de ces memoires)

PROVENANCE:
CRRS bookplate on inner pastedown, as well as CRRS stamp on final leaf.

CONDITION: 
Binding: tight-back binding. There is significant damage to both the spine and the boards; pieces of the boards and spine have chipped away and continue to chip away when the book is handled. 

Paper: water damage noted on wove paper, brown splotches on some pages.
 
BINDING:
Leather over boards

Leaves measure 8.7cm x 14.7cm, board measures 9cm by 15cm
 
CONTENT:
The text mentions these memoirs were published under the author name of Monſieur de Monthreſor.

Dedicatory epistle signed by the editor: le P.L.M. [i.e. le père Le Moyne].

Includes: Relation du siege de Mantouë (p. 247-296); Relation du conclaue, dans lequel on éleut le cardinal Ludouisio, nommé depuis Gregoire quinziéme (p. 297-336); Lettre de l'ambassadeur de France écrite au roy incontinant apres l'élection de Gregoire XV ... (p. 337-350).

FORMAT:
[24], 350, [2] p. ; 16 cm. (12mo)

REFERENCES:
Authorship from Barbier, A.A. Ouvrages anonymes, III, p. 200.

Library Catalog

https://crrs.ca/rare_books/crrs-rare-book-retrieval-requests/

Num Pages

376

Call Number

DC123.2 .E87 1666 VUCS

Item Type

Book

Files

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Collection

Citation

François Annibal Estrées, “Les memoires de la regence de la reyne Marie de Medicis.,” Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies (CRRS) Rare Book Collection, accessed May 19, 2024, https://crrs.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/8720.