[VILLARS (Pierre, marquis de)].

Memoirs of the Court of Spain, from 1679 to 1681.Paris, Josse, 1733. In-12, granite basane, back decorated with special irons, fawn title coin, red edges. (Binding of the period) 4 ff. 371 pp. A rare original edition of these anonymous memoirs, written by the diplomat Pierre Villars (1623-1698) who was French ambassador to Spain. Ex-libris manuscripts of the time on the title, one of which has been erased (mademoiselle de Rupierre).Barber III, 199. Pertus, 508. "Fête de bulls, p. 84. Joint: VILLARS (Marquise de). Letters from Madame la Marquise de Villars, Ambassador to Spain at the time of the marriage of Charles II, King of Spain, with Princess Marie-Louise d'Orléans, daughter of Monsieur, only brother of Louis XIV & Henriette-Anne of England, his first wife. Amsterdam, and is in Paris, Chez Michel Lambert, 1762. In-12 (XII - 237 pp.), bradel cardboard, red edges, red morocco title piece (20th century binding).very rare original edition, containing bull runs pp. 50 and 73-75. Seal : BAUDOUIN de GUEMADEUC. L'Espion dévalisé.London, [s.e.], 1783. In-12 (VII - 302 pp.), havana half calf, red morocco title coin, spine with 5 raised bands decorated with gilt fleurons, preserved dominot covers, bookplate (20th century binding). " Pamphlet without the author's name, attributed by Barbier to B. de Guémadeuc, and previously by mistake to Mirabeau. Contains the detailed narration of a bullfight." (pp. 141-160). Pertus 59. Engraved ex-libris (Château de Rosny).
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