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René Aubert de VERTOT
Histoire des révolutions arrivées dans le gouvernement de la République romaine par M. l'abbé de Vertot
Mention of third edition.contemporary bindings in full brown speckled brown. Back with ornate nerves. Title pieces in red morocco and brown morocco. Headdresses torn off. Together very rubbed. Blunt corners. a book partly detached from volume I. The first volume is dated 1727, the others from 1730. The title and the title are substantially different from the other volumes, although the irons are the same.After the great success of his first books, The History of the Revolutions of Portugal, of Sweden , it was asserted that there was no finer pen in the kingdom to write history, other historians, like Bouhours, but even Madame de Sevigne; Vertot threw himself into his favorite work: The History of the Roman Revolutions . Vertot added nothing to what had been written, did not make any particular inquiries except compilation, and he conceived of Roman history as a great tragedy, such that it was finally seen at that time, and it is easier to grasp in this work that Vertot loved essentially to paint and to tell.Ex-libris Jacques Vieillard.Chez Barois A Paris 1727 In-12 (9,5x16,5cm) (36) 451pp. (18) et (2) 486pp. (21) et (2) 463pp. (17) 3 volumes reliés
Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet [France]

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