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BRIANVILLE, Claude-Oronce Finé de. Abrégé méthodique de l'Histoire de France où l'on trouve la chronologie, la généalogie, les faits mémorables & le caractère moral & politique de tous nos rois. 

Paris, Saugrain fils, 1726.

12mo (162x92 mm), frontispiece, (16)-535 pages.  binding : Contemporary full polished calf, spine gilt in six compartments, title in gilt on lettering-piece. Some minor lacks and waterstains in margin of some pages. Corners and caps chipped.

New revised and corrected edition.

In this book of history, each biography of a king is accompanied by a text, a portrait and a moral. It was intended for the Dauphin of France, son of Louis XIV, and commanded by the Duchess of Montausier to complete his education.

provenance: Serrigny (stamp on title page).


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