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Histoire des chevaliers hospitaliers de Saint Jean de Jerusalem, appelez depuis les Chevaliers de Rhodes, et aujourd'hui les Chevaliers de Malte
New editionBinders full mottled calf. back smooth decorated with two boxes to the grotesque, 2 florets and casters. parts of title in red morocco, and volume number in a medallion in red morocco. frieze framing on the boards. lower joint 3 open tome head; lack of Volume 4 in head and head of Volume 3 threadbare. Tail of Volume 6: cut and misses. Some scuffs on the boards. A notebook detached Volume 1. Most corners bumped. However, all pretty well decorated.Without doubt the most famous and the best work of the historian, on a subject of the most sought; This work was written at the request of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, eager to promote his chivalrous annals. Father Vertot met success with his first book, Madame de Sevigne and Bouhours flattered to his style, and this success everywhere never failed, thus the order of Jerusalem who sought his biographer called on him in his old age. The book was born in 1726 when the author was ill and declined. The work is by its imaginative and stylistic qualities, tempered by deeper research than in previous works of the author. Chez Claude Jacques Charles Durand à Paris 1778 in-12 (10x17,5cm) x (2) 518pp. et (4) 411pp. et (4) 460pp. et (4) 440pp. et (4) 430pp. et (4) 480pp. et 444pp. 7 volumes reliés
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