The History of France from the Origin of that Nation to the Year 1702. Containing, Besides all the Material Transactions in Peace and War, A Particular Account of the Steps taken by their Late Princes, to subvert their Civil Liberties, and to extirpate the Reformed Religion. With an introductory account of that country during the time of the Gauls and Franks, both before and after the Roman Conquest. […] With the Effigies of all their Kings, curiously Ingraven. In Two Volumes.

  • [Jones, David]
  • London: Printed for Daniel Brown 1702
  • ESTC N6894.


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SOLE EDITION, 2 vols., 8vo, pp. xxxvii, [iii], 468, 475-591, [1]; [ii], 593-1256, [20] (text continuous despite pagination) + frontispieces and 15 plates. Contemporary panelled calf, spines divided by raised bands, red morocco labels, other compartments tooled in gilt, edges sprinkled red. A little scattered spotting and toning. Somewhat rubbed and marked, some wear to spine ends. Shelfmarks to flyleaves and title-pages.


A history of France attributed to spy and historian David Jones (fl. 1675-1720). The pagination gap in the first volume is unmentioned by ESTC but is shared by other copies consulted.

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