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1596 Huguenot French Wars of Religion Troubles in France Henry III & IV Pierre Matthieu

Pierre Matthieu was a 16th-century French author and poet, best remembered for his account of the history of France and the troubles seen during the reigns of Henry III and Henry IV. In this work, Matthieu notably describes the Wars of Religion, Huguenot victories, ever-present threats from the Spanish, treaty negotiations, as well as political unrest within the country itself.

Item number: #6563

Price: $599


Histoire des derniers troubles de France : sous les regnes des roys tresd-chrestiens Henry III roy de France & de Pologne, & Henry IIII roy de France & de Navarre. Divisée en plusieurs livres. Et dédiée au roy tres-chrestien.

A Lyon : par Etienne Bonaventure, 1596.


Collation: Complete with all leaves

[12], 250 (i.e. 258], [9]

References: Pettegree 37127; USTC 11919;

Language: French

Binding: Vellum; secure

Size: ~6.75in X 5in (17cm x 13cm)

Auction records and price comparisons as high as $1,750

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1596 Huguenot French Wars of Religion Troubles France

Estimate $599 - $1,200Apr 28