Book Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket
Publisher: Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., c1970.
Very Good condition with edgewear, soiling to the boards and page edges and a white soil stain on the lower front board in a Good+ dust-jacket with chipping and rubbing to the surfaces and edges, and a price marked through and other inking on the front foldover. There is a previous owner's name inked and dated on the front flyleaf.
Louis XI was one of the most powerful and controversial kings in French history. He ruled for more than 35 years, during which time he made significant changes to the French government and economy. Chant Royal is a biography of Louis XI, written by James Cleugh, a historian who specializes in the French Renaissance. The book covers Louis XI's life from his birth in 1423 to his death in 1483. It provides a detailed account of Louis XI's political and military achievements, as well as his personal life and relationships.; 8vo; 312 pages.