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Argentorati: in aedibus Vuendelini Rihelii (1548). [8], 111, [9] fol.

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Commines was a philosophical historian and has been called the "first truly modern writer" and a major primary source for 15th century European history. His life was a continuing drama of intrigues involving the royal houses of Burgundy and France, ultimately ending in his employ by Charles VIII of France. His series of memoirs have been hailed for their forthright and often cynical understanding of the dramas of his age. This volume, one of the last in the series, recounts the Italian wars.
Very good, early paper wrappers, present but detaching, small chip to front wrapper, pages generally very good with some browning. Uncommon.

Price: $425.00

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