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Louis XIV (1638 – 1715), known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (le Roi-Soleil), was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1643 until his death. His reign of 72 years and 110 days is the longest of any monarch of a major country in European history.

Roger de Rabutin, Comte de Bussy (1618 – 1693), commonly known as Bussy-Rabutin, was a French memoirist. He was the cousin and frequent correspondent of Madame de Sévigné. Most known for his his famous Histoire amoureuse des Gaules (written in 1660) for the amusement of his sick mistress, he also wrote a series of biographies for the use of his children, in which his own life serves a moral purpose.

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1699 1st ed French Sun King Louis XIV Laws France Versailles Bourbon Navarre

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Louis XIV (1638 – 1715), known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (le Roi-Soleil), was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1643 until his death. His reign of 72 years and 110 days is the longest of any monarch of a major country in European history.

 

Roger de Rabutin, Comte de Bussy (1618 – 1693), commonly known as Bussy-Rabutin, was a French memoirist. He was the cousin and frequent correspondent of Madame de Sévigné. Most known for his his famous Histoire amoureuse des Gaules (written in 1660) for the amusement of his sick mistress, he also wrote a series of biographies for the use of his children, in which his own life serves a moral purpose.

 

Main author: Roger de Rabutin Bussy

 

Title: Histoire en abrégé de Louis le Grand, quatorziéme du nom, roy de France,

 

Published: A Paris, Chez Florentin et Pierre Delaulne. 1699.

 

Language: French

 

Note: Volume illustrated with a frontispiece by Le Clerc, a title vignette, and a header engraving engraved by Crespy.

 

Ex libris: Philibert et Jules-Germain Cholet

 

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Pages: complete with all 378 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such

Publisher: A Paris, Chez Florentin et Pierre Delaulne. 1699.

Size: ~6.25in X 3.75in (15.5cm x 9.5cm)

 

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Category

Law & Government

Authors

Roger de Rabutin Bussy

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Good

Collation

Complete