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DOWSON, Ernest. Memoirs of Cardinal Dubois.

London. Leonard Smithers and Co., 1899.
8vo. In two volumes. xvi, 282; viii, 268pp. With a half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume. Partially uncut in contemporary navy half-morocco, blue cloth boards, T.E.G., gilt. Spines slightly sunned, light surface wear. Marbled endpapers, bookplates of Marion C. Walker to both FEPs, internally clean and crisp.
Guillaume Dubois (1656-1723), French cardinal and statesman, minister under Philippe II, duc d'Orleans, architect of the Anglo-French alliance that aided in maintaining peace throughout Europe from 1716 to 1733.
£ 125.00 Antiquates Ref: 13367