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.
- Number of Books
- Bindings, History, Topography
- Author/ Illustrator
- Pierre Joseph d'Orléans
- Book Title
- Histoire des revolutions d'Angleterre, depuis le commencement de la monarchie
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- Illustrated Edition
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 17×10 cm