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Binding: full limp parchment; gilt decoration.
Text begins from both ends. Pagination provided by cataloger.
Manuscript, in a single hand, of a collection of notes concerning the French nobility. The manuscript begins with genealogical histories of various French noble houses, including those of Lorraine; Savoy; Languedoc; Luxembourg; and Orleans. Other entries in the manuscript include an account of the French royal family; a list of the French nobility; and copies of letters of 1602 from Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, duc de Bouillon to King Henri IV and from the King to the authorities of the Dauphine about Bouillon. The collection also contains a number of entries in English, including a travel diary recording a journey from Blois to La Rochelle and an essay in English about the Swiss alliance with France. Dos-a-dos appears a list of Biblical kings.
1 v. [86 p.] ; 29 x 20 cm.
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