Franklin

Medailles sur les principaux evenements du regne entier de Louis le Grand, avec des explications historiques.

Author/Creator:
Académie des inscriptions & belles-lettres (France)
Publication:
Paris, Imprimerie royale, 1723.
Format/Description:
Book
1 p. l., 318 numb. 1., [12] p. front., illus. 43 cm.
Subjects:
Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715.
Medals -- France.
France -- History -- Louis XIV, 1643-1715.
Notes:
Title within ornamental border, engr.; title vignette.
Text within ornamental border.
Leaves (printed on one side only) have each obverse and reverse of one medal followed by descriptive letterpress.
Preface (by P. Tallemant) of edition of 1702 (1st ed.) suppressed shortly after publication of the work and found only in 50? copies. It was later reprinted and is ordinarily contained in the edition of 1723.
Text by F. Charpentier, P. Tallemant, J. Racine, N. Boileau-Despréaux, J. de Tourreil, E. Renaudot, A. Dacier, E. Pavillon and J. P. Bignon; engraved by G. Edelinck, Simonneau, Audran, and B. Picard.
This edition by C. Gros de Boze.
Local notes:
Library's copy wanting the preface of Tallemant.
Penn Chronology:
1723
Contributor:
Boze, Claude Gros de, 1680-1753.
OCLC:
13595080
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