Amsterdam: Elzevir, 1671. Early edition. Hardcover. pp: 569, (2), (5) index; pictorial title-page, headpiece and tailpiece. Bound in blue morocco and marbled boards, ribbed spine with gilt lettering, marbled endpapers and edges, place-marker ribbon. Signature of Guido Carolus Aubry on verso of title-page. 5.25" x 3" Very Good. Item #039847
Text in Latin. Barclay was a Scottish writer, satirist, and poet. This book is his political allegory or historical romance re the religious conflict in France under Henri III and Henri IV, as well as touching on events in England, including the Overbury scandal.