Item #11345 The Low Country Commonwealth : 1609. Jean François Le Petit.

The Low Country Commonwealth : 1609

Amsterdam: Da Capo Press / Theatrvm Orbis Terrarvm, 1969.

Reprint Ed. Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #11345
ISBN: 9022102084

Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, front hinge creaks, otherwise light wear. Crisp hardcover.; Facsimile reprint of 1609 edition. Original title page reads: The low-covntry commonwealth, contayninge an exact discription of the eight vnited prouinces, now made free. Translated out of French by Ed. Grimeston. Printed by G. Eld, 1609. "Grimeston was a prolific translator of contemporary historical writings, and his ability to live by that work is indicative of the insatiable appetite of the sixteenth and early seventeenth-century public for such books: itself a reflection of the developing English interest in continental affairs, linked to a concern for the fate of European protestantism." ; The English Experience : Its record in early printed books published in facsimile; Ex-Library; Vol. 208; (viii), 303 pages.

Price: $39.95

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