The Secret History of Europe.; Shewing that the late greatness of the French power was never so much owing to the number or goodness of their troops, and the Conduct of their Ministry at Home. John Oldmixon.
The Secret History of Europe.; Shewing that the late greatness of the French power was never so much owing to the number or goodness of their troops, and the Conduct of their Ministry at Home.....

The Secret History of Europe.; Shewing that the late greatness of the French power was never so much owing to the number or goodness of their troops, and the Conduct of their Ministry at Home.....

London: Printed for the Booksellers of London and Westminster, 1712. Leather. Single volume, 8vo (7.75 x 5 in.) 251 pp. + 12 pp. index. Paneled calf boards, detached and heavily worn, corners and edges exposed. Five raised bands, faded gilt-ruled spine. Appx. 1 inch loss to leather at head of spine, binding exposed. Ex-Library of Congress with two labels to fpd and surplus stamp to fep and title verso. Scarce first volume with no indication of volumes to follow. Full Title: The Secret History of Europe. Shewing that the late greatness of the French power was never so much owing to the number or goodness of their troops, and the Conduct of their Ministry at Home, as to the treachery and corruption of the ministers abroad. Giving a full Account Of the Insincerity of England, Sweden, and Holland, in the Triple League, Of the Sieur De Wit's Correspondence with France, and his Murder by the Rabble, Of the close Alliance between Charles II. and Lewis XIV, Of the Poisoning of Madam---, Of the Intrigues of Mr. Montague Ambassador in France, and the E. of D. T---r in England, and Of the Secret Treaty between King James, and the French King. The whole collected from authentick memoirs, as well manuscript as printed. This book is offered for sale through partnership with the John Russell Bartlett Society. Good. Item #164941

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