BAYLE Pierre. The Dictionary Historical and Critical...revised...by Mr. des Maizeaux London: For J.J. and P. Knapton (and others), 1734-1738.
5 volumes, 2° (360 x 225mm.). Titles printed in red and black, engraved portrait, half-titles (portrait a little creased and becoming detached).
Contemporary calf, spines gilt in seven compartments, red morocco lettering pieces, red sprinkled edges (rubbed). Provenance: John Pollexfen Bastard (1756-1816), notable Devon parliamentarian (armorial bookplate). Printing and the Mind of Man 155 (describing the first edition of 1695-97).