The Libraries of France at the Ascendancy of Mazarin

The Libraries of France at the Ascendancy of Mazarin

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Beschreibung
Louis Jacob’s Traicté des plus Belles Bibliotheques

Louis Jacob de Saint-Charles offered a primary-source description of the libraries of France when Mazarin dominated 17th-century politics and France was the cultural capital of Europe. Here, for the first time, Jacob’s work is made available in English translation, with an introduction placing the book in the context of western intellectual history and accompanied by a detailed scholarly commentary. Both library historians and students of French culture in the early modern period will find this book indispensable.

Buchtitel The Libraries of France at the Ascendancy of Mazarin
Autor John W. Montgomery
Typ Buch (Paperback)
Louis Jacob’s Traicté des plus Belles Bibliotheques

Louis Jacob de Saint-Charles offered a primary-source description of the libraries of France when Mazarin dominated 17th-century politics and France was the cultural capital of Europe. Here, for the first time, Jacob’s work is made available in English translation, with an introduction placing the book in the context of western intellectual history and accompanied by a detailed scholarly commentary. Both library historians and students of French culture in the early modern period will find this book indispensable.


Französisches Original, englische Übersetzung und Kommentar zu dem wichtigsten Werk des 17. Jahrhunderts zu den Bibliotheken in Frankreich.