Anthony Hamilton (Roscrea, Ireland, about 1644 - about 1719, St. Germain)

Memoirs of the Life of the Comte de Grammont; Containing Especially the Amorous History of the Court of England, Under the Reign of Charles II [Mémoires de la vie du comte de Grammont; contenant particuliérement l'histoire amoureuse de la cour d'Angleterre, sous le regne de Charles II], 1713

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Object details

Accession number

1.b.2.22

Creators

  • Anthony Hamilton (Roscrea, Ireland, about 1644 - about 1719, St. Germain) - primary
  • Hippolyte Duru (active France, 1803 - 1884) - binder
  • Pierre Marteau (Cologne, Paris, Amsterdam, London, Freistadt, Cosmopolis, The Hague, 1660 - 1932) - printer

Object Case

French Authors Case

Language

French

Publication Place

Cologne

Description

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Provenance

Collection of the book collector Dr. David Hunt, Boston.
Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner at the Hunt sale, from the auctioneers and appraisers Charles F. Libbie & Co. Boston for $10 on 18 November 1891, lot 1424.


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