Cologne: Chez Pierre Marteau, 1715. Leather_bound. 315p., 8x10.25 inches, text in French, second edition of the second part of a two volume treatise, mild toning, wear to the covers, bound in full leather over boards with five raised bands, gilt titles and decorations on spine, edges stained red.
The Dutch Ambassador's guide to the functions of an ambassador and his recollections of his work in France, England and Holland, and time spent imprisoned in the Bastille. Originally published in 1682, reissued in 1690, this being the third edition of 1715.