The History of the Civil Wars of France; Written in Italian... Translated out of the Original.

[London]: In the Savoy printed by T[homas]. N[ewcomb]. for Henry Herringman at the Blew Anchor in the lower walk of the New Exchange, 1678.

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The Second Impression, whereunto is added a Table. [iv], 734, [16] pp. 1 vols. Folio. Fine 18th century tree calf bound for Sir Samuel Hannay Bart. with his motto "per ardua adalta" on spine (also on his bookplate). Wing D414; ESTC R1652.

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The first edition in English was 1648. According to the preface, this translation was read "with such eagerness" by "our late King... by whose Command, at Oxford, this Translation was continued and finished (though not started...."
A translation of "Historia delle guerre civili di Francia" by Charles Cotterell and William Aylesbury.
Preface signed: Roger L’Estrange.