8vo., contemporary full-vellum binding, vellum extending and turned in over foredge, contemporary handwritten labeling to spine, pp. , 199, . Binding beginning to crack away from text block, minimal worming with no loss of text. Jos? Pellicer de Ossau y Tovar (1602-1679) was a Spanish publicist for Gaspar de Guzm?n, Count-Duke of Olivares, poet, genealogist, and historian of Castile and Aragon. Published during the Thirty Years War, this text concerns the troubled political history of France and Spain in the early modern period. V. scarce. Text in Spanish.
PELLICER DE OSSAU Y TOVAR, Jose, Defensa de Espana Contra Las Calumnias de Francia. Satisfacion a los Enganos de su Manifiesto, Motivo de los Intentos del Rey Cristianissimo, Verdad de los Designios del Rey Catolico, En las Alteraciones de Europa., s.n., 1635
GOULD, Robert Freke., Military Lodges (1732-1899): The Apron and the Sword, Freemasonry Under Arms; Being an account of lodges in regiments and ships of war, and of famous soldiers and sailors (of all countries) who have belonged to the society […] By Robert Freke Gould (late 31st Foot, Barrister-at-law) […], Gale and Polden Ltd., 1899
Biographies & Letters
Pepys, Samuel; Braybrooke, Lord Richard, Memoirs of Samuel Pepys, ESQ. F.R.S. Secretary to the Admiralty in the reigns of Charles II. and James II: Comprising his Diary from 1659 to 1669, deciphered by the Rev. John Smith, A.B of St. John’s College, Cambridge, from the original short hand Ms. in the Pepysian Library, And a selection from his Private Correspondence., Henry Colburn, 1825