London: John Murray, 1819. 1st edition. Leather. 1st edition. A Very Good copy. 8vo., xx, 154 pp. Bound in period quarter leather and blue cloth over boards, with title on the spine in gilt. Marbled end papers. Light edge wear, particularly along the joints. Light foxing to the preliminary pages. Very Good. Very Good. Item #23435
French noble and diplomat, Bassompieree was sent in 1626 to London to secure the retention of the Catholic ecclesiastics and attendants of Henrietta Maria, wife of King Charles I of England. All occurring to the lead up to the Thirty Years' War.