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AULNOY (Marie Catherine La Mothe, Comtesse). Memoirs of the Court of England. In Two Parts. By the Countess of Dunois, Author of the ingenious and diverting Letters of The Lady's Travels into Spain. Writ during Her Residence in that Court. Now made English. To which is added, The Lady's Pacquet of Letters, Taken from her by a French Privateer in her Passage to Holland. Suppos'd to be Written by several Men of Quality. Brought over from St. Malo's by an English Officer at the last Exchange of Prisoners.1707

London: Printed, and Sold by B. Bragg at the Raven in Pater Noster-Row, First English Edition, the epistle dedicatory signed: J. Crull, some spotting of the text and a few leaves lightly browned, the pagination is irregular, but the text and register are continuous, [8], 64, 81-208, 207-220, [2], 353-616 pp., contemporary panelled calf, head and tail of spine a little frayed, a good copy. "The Lady's Pacquet of Letters" is attributed to Mary de la Rivière Manley, and was later published as letters 1-24 of "Court intrigues". McBurney, 28.

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