Title: Mercure de France, dédié au Roy. Juin 1727, 1727. Tome II. Arms of Marie Leszczynska, Queen of France
Author: Antoine de La Roque
Publisher: A Paris, Chez La Veuve Cavelier, Guillaume Cavelier, N. Pissot
Condition: Very Good
An early 18th century edition of de La Roque’s Mercure de France, dedicated to the King, for June 1727. This is the second volume.
This copy is present in a finely bound morocco armorial binding with gilt tooling, and bearing the arms of Marie Leszczynska, Queen of France, and wife to King Louis XV. Daughter of the deposed King of Poland Stanisław Leszczyński, her reign as queen was the longest of any queen in French history, lasting over 42 years.
One finely bound volume in 12mo, (2)+1289-1494 pages
This volume is in very good shape, with very light rubbing and wear to the binding. The plate of two medallions is lacking a piece to the margins, not affecting the images. There is foxing lightly scattered throughout.