VERTOT d'Auboeuf, Rene Aubert de (1655-1735). Histoire des Chevaliers Hospitaliers de S.Jean de Jerusalem. Paris: Rollin, Quillau & Desaint, 1726.
4 volumes, 4° (258 x 198mm). Titles in red and black. Four engraved headpieces, engraved portrait frontispiece of the author and 65 portrait plates. (Occasional browning and old light dampstaining.) 18th-century light brown calf gilt, spines in seven compartments with raised bands, brown and black morocco lettering-pieces in two, the others with elephant crest and floral cornerpieces (one lettering-piece and the head of one spine chipped). Provenance: Sir Andrew Fountaine (binding).
A FINE SET OF THE FIRST EDITION. Brunet V, 1149. (4)