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Originally subtitled “A Study,” Belloc’s Richelieu is a compelling sketch of the Cardinal’s character – specifically of his Will – seen through his background, the figures surrounding him, and his line of action. Account Options Sign in. Bij tij en ontij Published: Ground Zero Books, Ltd. Richelieu, The Triple Portrait Siding with the Catholic Habsbourg faction in Germany would have caused the war to spread to France and would have served to prolong a war that had gone for too long and which was causing millions of deaths.

Lippincott, pp with seven sepia and white plates and four maps.

Richelieu by Belloc, Hilaire

Hafl rated it really liked it Feb 27, Front board has bumped corners. J rated hilaife really liked it Jan 14, Lippincott, Bookplate of previous owner on ffep.

This is really taking things too literally. Although he began as a writer of humorous verse for children, his works include satire, poetry, history, biography, fiction, and many volumes of essays. The Nature of the Achievement 2.


In Belloc’s view, Richelieu put the interests of his country ahead of those of his religion. Eventually he became literary editor of the Morning Post.

Richelieu A Study

Cloth with gilt lettering. Dust jacket is intact, clean, bright with minor shelfwear. Text is clean, tight and unmarked hjlaire large, very readable type. Nikolay rated it liked it Sep 12, Books Tell You Why, Inc. Lippincott, Fourth printing. Richelieu Hilaire Belloc Limited preview – Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Christian rated it really liked it Feb 07, Vincent Poirier rated it it was ok Dec 17, This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards.

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Richelieu the founder of modern Europe — Richelieu and Bismarck — The political circumstance: Rilegato tela, sovracoperta in acetato cloth, acetate dust jacket.

Belloc impartially examines Richelieu’s life and career, delves into his Catholic and family roots, and pinpoints their relevance to the development of his character, his though A biography of Cardinal Richelieu of France—considered by many to be the founder of modern Europe—this book does not seek to make Richelieu a figure either of irrational worship or irrational hate.


Richelieu was not siding with Protestantism versus Catholicism.

Author:Hilaire Belloc

Wells, who helped him obtain work with newspapers such as the Daily News and T he Speaker. Thomas Rare Books Published: Your purchase also supports literacy charities. Blindstamp of previous owner on first few pages up to title page. He was one of the most prolific writers in England during the early twentieth century. Molto Buono Very Good. Had Richelieu’s wise policies between continue after his death there would never been an exodus of Protestants from France and France would have been a much happier country.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Ocassional foxing and a few marginal notes in hilqire pencil hand. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Ayman Kuzbari rated it really liked it Apr 29, beploc Hilaire Belloc, – Hilaire Belloc was born in France ineducated at Oxford, and naturalized as a British subject in Examination of how family and Catholic heritage shaped the cardinal’s “character, philosophy, and religious principles.

Back panel of jacket is stained.