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VOL. II ONLY. 4to. [vi], 414, cccxliv,  pp. 2 folding tables, engraved title-page vignette, head and tail-pieces, and occasional initials; p. lxxvii lower right corner torn (not affecting text). Original gilt-stamped speckled calf, 5 raised bands; extremities rubbed (corners showing), front hinge broken, rear hinge cracked. Theological Institute of Connecticut blind-stamps to first and last few pages. RARE. Very good, internally fine. FIRST FRENCH EDITION of the second volume of Heiss von Kogenheim's history of the Holy Roman Empire, from Charlemagne to the contemporary monarch, Emperor Charles VI. Includes, at rear, a collection of treaties constituting the Peace of Westphalia, which ended both the Thirty Years' War involving most of Europe (though France and Spain continued to fight for 11 more years), as well as the Eighty Years' War between Spain and the Netherlands, along with Pope Innocent X's statement opposing the treaties. See: Boyd, Kelly, Encyclopedia of Historians and Historical Writing, Vol. I, Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, p. 557. REFERENCES: British Museum Dept. of Printed Books, Catalogue of the Printed Books in the Library of the British Museum, Vol. 23, London: William Clowes and Sons, 1889, p. 74.
Title: Histoire de l'Empire, Seconde Partie. Ou il est par le' de l'Etat present de l'Empire selon qu'il a este change, & regle par les Traitez de Westphalie. Avec les mÃªmes Traitez & les Constitutions Imperiales, & autres Pieces authentiques qui suivent tout l'Ouvrage.
Categories: Holy Roman Empire,
Publisher: Paris:, Claude Barbin, 1684.: 1684
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Seller ID: LV1938
Keywords: Holy Roman Empire