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    Cardinal De Retz Memoirs of the Cardinal De Retz Containing the Particulars of His Own Life, With the Most Secret Transactions of the French Court and the Civil Wars. (London: printed for T. Becket, T. Cadell, and T. Evans, 1774), first edition, four volumes, 338 pages, 317 pages, 282 pages, and 228 pages respectively, advertisements in back of volumes one through three, table of contents for the set in the back of volume four, bound in full morocco with gilt titles and decoration, marbled endpapers, engraved frontis by A. Bannerman, 12mo (4.5" x 7.25"), sun fading to spines, some fading to boards, lightly bumped corners, moderate foxing to pages, contents sound and tight, very good condition.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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