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2 June 2008
HELYOT, Pierre (1660-1716). Histoire de tous les ordres militaires ou de chevalerie. Amsterdam: H. Desbordes [and others], 1699. 2 volumes, 8° (150 x 90mm). Engraved frontispieces and 125 full-page engraved illustrations (including sub-titles) by A. Schoonebeek, several smaller engravings. 18th-century French green morocco, triple gilt fillet round sides, gilt edges, inner dentelles, gilt edges. Provenance: L. Currie (bookplate) -- A.L. McLaughlin (armorial bookplate).
HELYOT, Pierre. Histoire des ordres religieux de l'un & de l'autre sexe. Amsterdam: A. Schoonebeek, 1695. 2 volumes, 8° (168 x 108mm). Engraved frontispieces, title-vignettes and 241 full-page illustrations (including sub-titles) by A, Schoonebeek. 18th-century French green morocco, decoration as above (vol.I rather faded). Provenance: as above. (4)
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