THE KING’S MINION
Richelieu, Louis XIII, and the Affair of Cinq-Mars
First American Edition, 3rd Printing
Prentice-Hall Inc. [Englewood Cliffs, NJ]
8vo (247 pages, 17 illustrations, notes, index)
Hardcover (with Dust Jacket) [Cloth]
Item Number: 6355
Henri de Cinq-Mars was a handsome 18 year old when he joined the king’s service. Seen by Richelieu as the perfect spy, loved and lusted after by the king and a known rake, Henri’s arrogance was his downfall as he aspired to marry a princess and involved himself in a plot with the king’s brother to assassinate Louis and Richelieu.
A very good copy, edges slightly faded, in soiled & torn dust jacket.