Author:Du Fosse, [Pierre-Thomas -- 1634-1698]

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MEMOIRES POUR SERVIR A L'HISTOIRE DE PORT-ROYAL ...

By: Du Fosse, [Pierre-Thomas -- 1634-1698]

Price: $174.94

Publisher: Utrecht, Aux Depens De La Compagnie: 1739

Seller ID: 39014

Condition: Very Good


xi, 533 pages; Full contemporary brown mottled calf, raised bands, red label lettered in gilt, swirl-marbled endpapers, edges sprinkled red. Minor stains have darkened the upper portions of the covers. Port-Royal, once a simple convent, was the center of a struggle in the French Catholic church. This book is an account of the Jansenist movement, the involvement of Blaise Pascal, etc. -- by one who was once a student at Port-Royal, and became a participant in the events o... View more info