Christopher Hudson: translation of Le Parfait Capitaine
Scope and Contents
Christopher Hudson, translation into English of French works Le parfait capitaine (1636) and De l’interest des princes et estats de la chréstienté (1639) by Henri, Duc de Rohan (1579-1638).
1 volume, contemporary calf binding, somewhat scuffed and with old worm holes.
‘July 27. 1640. The perfect Captaine, or, An abridgement of the wars out of the Commentaries of Caesar. Augmented with a treatise of The interest of the Princes and Estates of Christendom. The last edition. According to the copie imprinted at Paris. 1639. Englished by C.H.’
With pasted in title page, Antonio Sadeele, Locus de unico Christi sacerdotio et sacrificio, adversus commentitium Missae Sacrificium (Geneva, 1581), inscribed ‘Edmondi Harrdei liber pretium 20[?] 1581’, and signed ‘Christopher Hudson’. The volume has cancelled Latin quotations ‘De prudentia’, ‘De paupertate’, ‘De providentia’, etc. In back cover, pasted slip ‘Wm Macmath 28th July 1913’, probably William Macmath (1844-1922), scholar and collector of Scottish ballad texts.
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1 volume(s) (1 volume, paper) : paper
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Transferred from the Rare Books Department, Jan. 2003
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