MARIN, FRANCOIS LOUIS CLAUDE.
Histoire de Saladin, Sulthan d'Egypte et de Syrie, avec une introduction, une histoire abregee de la Dynastie des Ayoubites fondee par Saladin, des notes critiques, historiques, geographiques, et quelques pieces justicatives.
Paris Tilliard 1758 - 2 volumes, small 8vo, pp , 464, [1, errata]: , 518, [2, privilege], bound without half titles if required, with three folding engraved plans, bound in contemporary French calf backed marbled boards, spines gilt ruled with raised bands and double black lables, spines neatly restored at head and foot, name cut from each title page which have been neatly and professionally restored, else a fine and bright set, FIRST EDITION; a notable French contribution to Middle Eastern history by this eminent literary figure of the period, and certainly one of the earliest sources, if wanting in accuracy, for Saladin's life and miltiary campaigns. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
[Bookseller: J & S WILBRAHAM BOOKS]