Reflexions sur la miséricorde de Dieu ... augmentée du Sermon prononcé a sa Profession Religieuse, par M. Boussuet.

Paris: La Veuve Savoye, 1766.

Price: $250.00

About the item

Engraved frontispiece portrait and 2 other engraved plates. viii, 295 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Contemporary dark brown tree calf, covers with gilt-rolled borders, spine richly gilt with green morocco lettering piece. Upper joint starting, front board slight cocked, early owner's signature on title, but ionternally fine and a lovely binding.

Item #56788

La Vallière (1644-1710) was the mistress of Louis XIV who fled the Court and entered a Carmelite convent after bearing the King four children. REFLEXIONS was first published in 1690 and went through numerous editions thereafter.