Lot 112: France.- - Raisons pour Monstrer que la France ne veux point la Paix,
October 27, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 11 pp. manuscript in French, 27 lines, inner margins torn with loss to several lines of text, margins frayed, browned and stained, folio (c 30 x 20 cm.), ? France , c. 1640] Apparently unpublished short treatise, largely an attack on Louis XIII's chief minister, Cardinal de Richelieu (1585-1642) for his reluctance to aim for a peaceful conclusion to the Thirty Years' War.