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Recollections of Poland

BEAUJEU, Chevalier de [= François Paulin DALAIRAC].
Memoires du Chevalier de Beaujeu. Contenant ses divers voyages, tant en Pologne, en Allemagne, qu'en Hongrie...
Amsterdam, heirs of Antoine Schelte, 1700.
With: (2) [LACERDA, Fernando Correa de (author) and Michel BLOUIN DE LA PIQUETIERRE (translator)]. Relation des troubles arrivez dans la cour de Portugal en l'année 1667. & en l'année 1668.
Amsterdam, suivant la copie [= A Wolfgang?], 1674. 2 works in 1 volume. 12mo. Contemporary vellum.
€ 750
Ad 1: First edition of the memoires of Chevalier de Beaujeu, pseudonym of François Paulin Dalairac (died 1691), a French Roman Catholic Capuchin priest, writer and translator. After having travelled in Poland, Germany, and Hungary, the author rectifies many mistakes in the maps as to distances of places; he gives a particular account of these countries, and most especially of Poland, and all things relating to it.
Ad 2: French translation printed in Amsterdam of a work on the troubles in the court of Portugal during the years 1667-1668.
Title-page of the second work waterstained. Good copies
Ad 1: V. Gestel-Van het Schip, Maps in books of Russia and Poland 71; ad 2: Barbier IV, col. 223; Willems, Les Elzevier, "Annexes'"1882.
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