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
  • London: Printed for W. Mears [et al] 1723
  • ESTC T123498.


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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.


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.

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