Pierre Joseph d'Orléans - Histoire des revolutions d'Angleterre, depuis le commencement de la monarchie - 1767

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Pierre Joseph d'Orléans - Histoire des revolutions d'Angleterre, depuis le commencement de la monarchie - 1767
Bindings, History, Topography - Quantity: 4 - Book

A very lovely copy of this good new edition, illustrated with three maps of England, Ireland and Scotland.

High quality period glazed and marbled calfskin binding, adorned spines,
gilded compartments, red morocco title label, marbled endpapers.

A very decorative set despite the lacks on the headcaps of Volumes 1 and 3. Fresh and clean inside.

Provenance: “A M Pechin lieutenant - Assesseur et premier conseiller au présidial de Langres”

Pierre-Joseph d'Orléans (sometimes spelled Dorléans), born on 3 November 1641 in Bourges (France) and died on 31 March 1698 (aged 56) in Paris, was a French Jesuit priest, preacher, historian and spiritual writer.

His reputation as a writer and historian was based on his Histoire des Révolutions d'Angleterre (1689), Histoire des Révolutions d'Espagne and biographies, mainly about Jesuit saints.

Pierre J. d’Orléans

Histoire Des Révolutions d'Angleterre Depuis Le Commencement De La Monarchie par le Père d'Orleans, de la Compagnie de Jesus

Paris, Dehansy, 1767. New edition, corrected and embellished with maps.

Complete in 4 duodecimo volumes (17 x 10) of 480, 451, 434, 500 pp.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
4
Subject
Bindings, History, Topography
Author/ Illustrator
Pierre Joseph d'Orléans
Book Title
Histoire des revolutions d'Angleterre, depuis le commencement de la monarchie
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1767
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Leather
Number of pages
480
Dimensions
17×10 cm
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