De Maisse. Nonesuch Press.

De Maisse. A journal of all that was accomplished by Monsieur de Maisse ambassador in England from Henry IV to Queen Elizabeth anno domini 1597. Translated from the French and edited with an introduction by G. B. Harrison [...] and R. A. Jones.

London: The Nonesuch Press, 1931. 8vo. First edition. Original dark maize coloured buckram, gilt. All edges untrimmed. Bookplates on front paste down and verso of fly. Ink ownership on fly. Postcard loosely inserted. Near fine. Item #4148

The first full printing of the Journal with entertaining insights into the Elizabethan court. With Antonia McLean's ownership and later bookplate of Ruari & Antonia McLean. The postcard is addressed to them.

Price: £15.00

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