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BRÉMOND, Gabriel de (b. 1645?)
[Hattigé, ou, les amours du roy de Tamaran. English. 1680]
Hattige, or, the amours of the king of Tamaran. A novel.
Amsterdam:, printed for Simon the African, at the Black-Prince in the Sun,, 1680.
[10], 119, [1] p. ; 13.8 cm. (12º)

Anonymous. The French edition of 1676, bearing the fictitious imprint 'A Cologne: chez Simon l'Africain', has a dedication signed S. Bremont; the author is also known as Gabriel de Brémond. Preface of the translator signed: 'B.B.' [i.e Aphra Behn?]. A fictionalized account of Charles II's affair with Lady Castlemaine. Wing suggests that Simon the African may be Richard Bentley. Wing B4351; ESTC r39621.

Copy Notes A slip with a manuscript list in a C17th hand identifying the dramatis personae inserted after the title-page.

Binding C18th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt-tooled spine with sixteen-petalled flower tool, gilt spine-title reading 'Hattige'.

Reference Number 993

Additional Names Bentley, Richard (1662--1742); Charles II, King of Great Britain and Ireland (1630--1685) - Relations with women - Fiction; Cleveland, Barbara Villiers Palmer, Duchess of (1641--1709) - Fiction; Behn, Aphra (1640--1689), translator?; Brémont, Sébastien

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