A meruaylous discourse vpon the lyfe, deedes, and behaviours of Katherine de Medicis, Queene mother : : vvherin are displayed the means vvhich she hath practiced to atteyne vnto the vsurping of Kingedome of France, and to the bringing of the estate of the same vnto vtter ruine and destruction..

A meruaylous discourse vpon the lyfe, deedes, and behaviours of Katherine de Medicis, Queene mother : : vvherin are displayed the means vvhich she hath practiced to atteyne vnto the vsurping of Kingedome of France, and to the bringing of the estate of the same vnto vtter ruine and destruction..
Date
1575
By
Estienne, Henri, 1531-1598., Pithou, Pierre, 1539-1596. attributed name., Serres, Jean de, 1540?-1598. attributed name., Bèze, Théodore de, 1519-1605. attributed name., Middleton, Henry, 1587. printer., Bedford, Francis, 1799-1883. binder., Fane, Violet, 1843-1905. former owner.
Notes

Generally attributed to Henri Estienne. Sometimes attributed to Théodore de Béze, Jean de Serre, and Pierre Pithou. Cf. ESTC.

Engraved vignette at beginning of text. Printed marginalia throughout text.

Imprint is false. Probably printed in London by H. Middleton.

Signature: A-M⁸ N².

STC (2nd ed.), 10550

English short title catalogue, S101750

Digital image. Wellington, N.Z. : National Library of New Zealand.

Translation of: Discours merveilleux de la vie, actions, et déportemens de Catherine de Médicis.

The Alexander Turnbull Library SPC copy. Binding: 19th century brown sprinkled calf, upper and lower covers gold tooled with fillet roll around perimeter and fleuron in each corner; violet and text "Violet Fane" stamped in gold on upper and lower covers; gold tooled turn-ins; marbled endpapers; gilt text edges; spine ornately gold tooled with raised bands, spine label: red morocco with gold tooled title: Life of Katherine Medicis. Binders stamp: "Bound by F. Bedford" on verso of front flyleaf. Provenance: accompanied by review from J. P. Collier tipped on verso of front fly leaf. Purchased by Alexander H. Turnbull from Maggs Bros in 1907 (cf. Alexander Turnbull Library MS-papers -0057-111). Acc. 352529.

Digital image available: covers and spine, Alexander Turnbull Library SPC copy. Details available on request from Curator, Special Printed Collections.

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Related to
Digital Collection 81268192800002836 Alma Collection

Other Titles
Discours merveilleux de la vie, actions, et déportemens de Catherine de Médicis. English; Mervaylovs discourse vpon the lyfe, deedes, and behaviours of Katherine de Medicis, Queene mother; Marvellous discourse upon the life, deeds, and behaviours of Katherine de Medicis, Queen mother; Government of Katherine de Medicis Queene of France
Publisher
At Heydelberge [i.e. London] : Printed by H. Middleton?, 1575.
Format
196 p. ;14 cm. (8vo)
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