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Catalogue of Antiquarian Books (before 1700)

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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber V74694

Author Le Moyne, Pierre (1602-1671)
Title OF THE ART BOTH OF WRITING AND JUDGING OF HISTORY, with Reflections upon Ancient as well as Modern Historians ..By the most Learned and Ingenuous Jesuit Father Le-Moyne.
PlacePub London
Publisher R. Sare and J. Hindmarsh
Date 1695
Illustrations
Description Duodecimo tan leather on 5 raised bands gilt ruled to spine & covers as well as fore-edges (top cover held by cords only/tips rubbed) All Edges Rouged, [12]pp prelims + 224pp. Ownership (Biggs) on page after Title, and p1 of text has offsetting from print formerly laid in front of it. Titlepage has 2 wiped inkmarks and somewhat browned as are all prelims, but text pages are clear until last 5 leaves which have some browning. *This 1695 printing seems to be only one in English, it is scarce as only one copy in American Books Prices Current and no others currently for sale. It deales with the merits of History and Historians, truth is essential and faults must be avoided as narrative needs order and style.
Booknumber V74694
Price Price: GBP 220.00 or USD 284.00
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