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An Historical and Chronological Treatise of the Anointing and Coronation of the Kings and Queens of France, From Clovis I. to the Present King; and of all the Sovereign Princes of Europe… faithfully done from the original French.

Menin, Nicolas

  • Publication details - London: Printed for W. Mears [et al]
  • Date - 1723

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Description:

FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH, 8vo, pp. xvi, 333, [3, ads] + engraved frontispiece. Title-page printed in red and black. Contemporary sheep, ruled in gilt, later hand-written paper label to spine. Soiled and lightly browned. Extremities rubbed, joints cracking but sound, a touch of wear to corners, flyleaves excised. Short inscription thoroughly crossed through to corner of title-page.


Notes:

Nicolas Menin (1684-1770) was counsellor to the Parliament of Metz and also published historical fiction anonymously. This study of French royal processes was reissued in 1727 under a different title, and a further edition under yet another title followed 50 years later.


Bibliography:

ESTC T123498.

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