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[Velay]. CHASSAING (Augustin). Recueil des... - Lot 130 - Richard Maison de ventes
[Velay]. CHASSAING (Augustin). Recueil des Chroniqueurs du Puy en Velay: Le Livre de Podio ou Chroniques de Estienne Médicis, Bourgeois du Puy (2 vols.); Mémoires de Jean Burel, Bourgeois du Puy (1 vol.). Le Puy, Marchessous, 1869 and 1875. 3 volumes in-4, full posterior green cloth, smooth spine, gilt title on leather binding, covers preserved. First edition of these memoirs from the time of the Wars of Religion: Le Livre de Podio ou Chroniques de Estienne Médicis, Bourgeois du Puy (2 vols.). 4 pp. (subscription bulletin), LVI, 661 pp. and 2 ff. 564 pp. Copy complete with fold-out plan of the town of Le Puy in 1544. A fine copy. Mémoires de Jean Burel, bourgeois du Puy (1 vol.). 2 ff., XXXVI, 584 pp. The most interesting part is that between 1562 and 1596, when the town of Le Puy faced six sieges, and the inhabitants, all Catholics, were torn between Royalists (or Politiques) and Ligueurs. Rousseurs at the very beginning and end of the volume, but a fine copy.
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