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Louis de La Roque - Catalogue des Chevaliers de Malte - 1891

Louis de La Roque - Catalogue des Chevaliers de Malte - 1891

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Louis de La Roque - Catalogue des Chevaliers de Malte - 1891
Genealogy, Heraldry, Knighthood, Order of Malta - Quantity: 1 - Book

First edition of this rare and precious work, it is a catalog giving the names of the Knights of the Order of Malta from 1099 to 1800, classified alphabetically. They are followed by the chronological list of the Grand Masters of the Order, additions and corrections with the addition of the names of the Knights of Malta between 1804 and 1843, of the Religious Hospitallers of Saint John of Jerusalem or of Malta before the Revolution, and the Ladies decorated with the Cross of Honor and Devotion of Saint John of Jerusalem or Malta.

Book illustrated with a title vignette (medal) and two plates engraved out of text including a frontispiece.

Contemporary binding, brown half-sheepskin. Back decorated with golden irons. Caps and edges of dishes rubbed. Solid volume. Yellowed paper, good general condition.

Louis de LaRoque

Catalog of the Knights of Malta, successively called Knights of the Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes and of Malta, 1099-1890

Paris, Alp. Desaide, 1891

in-8, 24.5 x 17 cm; xxiv-306 pp.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Genealogy, Heraldry, Knighthood, Order of Malta
Author/ Illustrator
Louis de La Roque
Book Title
Catalogue des Chevaliers de Malte
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1891
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Number of pages
306
Dimensions
24.5×17 cm
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