The Memoirs of the Count de Rochefort, Containing An Account of what past most Memorable, under the Ministry of Cardinal Richelieu, and Cardinal Mazarin: With many particular Passages of The Reign of Lewis, the present French King. Never before in Print. Made English from the French. The Fourth Edition Corrected

Courtilz, Gatien de, Sieur de Sandras

Published by London: Printed: Sold by J. Woodward in St. Christopher's Church-yard Thredneedle street; and J. Morphew, near Stationers-Hall, 1707, 1707
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5 unn. p., 413 [some out of order, some misnumbered], list of books printed and sold by Ralph Smith, at the Bible under the Royal Exchange in Cornhil, 5 p. entitled, "The French Publisher's Preface" at the end. This is a work of fiction, originally published without attribution in French in 1678. The preface to the French publication is very much tongue-in-cheek, in which its author and others express their wonder and incredulity at some of "Count de Rochefort's" tales but then express confidence in the reliability and honor of those who testify to the facts. The Count and a character from another novel were appropriated and combined to form a character in Alexander Dumas's "The Three Musketeers." This book has been nicely bound in half-leather and marbled paper, with gilt title and date on the spine, all edges gilt. There are notes in very, very pale pencil correcting some of the page numbering and on the free endpaper. The front cover is detached and the front endpaper is cracked. The spine is firm and the text is secure, so repair would not be difficult. The extremities are a little worn. The perforated library ownership mark is on the title page, with a "withdrawn" stamp on the other side. There is a stamped library mark on the last page and a neat bookplate inside the front cover. The library call number is written in ink on the spine. The text printing is uneven (some printing is darker than other, etc.) and some pages have a little darkening. Some spill has made small stains on two pages. Bookseller Inventory # 7637

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Title: The Memoirs of the Count de Rochefort, ...

Publisher: London: Printed: Sold by J. Woodward in St. Christopher's Church-yard Thredneedle street; and J. Morphew, near Stationers-Hall, 1707

Publication Date: 1707

Binding: Hardcover

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