Mémoires de M. le Marquis de Feuquiere, Lieutenant General des Armées du Roi [COMPLETE 4 VOLUME SET]  
  Contenans ses Maximes sur la Guerre, & l`application des Exemples aux Maximes. Nouvelle edition, Revûe et corrigée sur l`Original.; augmentée de plusieurs additions considérables; ensemble d`une Vie de l`Auteur, donnée par M. le Comte de Feuquiere son frere, & enrichie de Plans & de Cartes.  

Author Antoine de Pas de Feuquières [Manasses, Feuquiere]
Place of Publication Londres / Paris
Publication Name Pierre Dunoyer / Rollin
Year 1750
Language(s) French
RARE COMPLETE FOUR VOLUME SET of the memoirs of Lieutenant-General Antoine de Pas Marquis de Feuquières (1648-1711), who served in the Royal Army during the reign of Louis XIV. The book details his insights on military life, strategy and tactics, and also depicts the period of his service, namely the Nine Years War. On this factual account Voltaire based his essay "Siècle de Louis XIV". This edition includes a preface, the author`s biography and several fold-out maps. 170x100mm. [CCVIII+226] + [402] + [387] + [444] pages. Smooth leather Hardcover with gilt lettering on spine. Text block edges dyed. Cover worn, somewhat bent and unclean. Pages yellowing. [VOL.1]: Spine bottom corner slightly chipped. Pages 11 to 26 and 147-166 dog-eared. [VOL.2]: Spine bottom half peeling. Title-page edge torn (25mm) - no damage to text. Binding slightly loose on front inner cover. Page 1 upper edge near binding slightly torn (10mm). Pages 3 and 278-280 upper corner dog-eared. [VOL.3]: Small hole on title-page. Title-page bottom part detached from binding. Map 10 edges creased. [VOL.4]: Spine front hinge bottom edge slightly chipped. Pages 43-46 detached from binding. [SUMMARY]: Save for some light wear to covers, this rare memoir book of a French soldier renowned for his bravery in the army of Louis XIV, is in good condition.
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Catalog Index Number AR 785 001

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