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With 5 engraved maps and 71 portrait plates
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Author: Vertot, René Aubert, Abbe? de
Title: The History of the Knights of Malta.
Place Published: London
Publisher:Printed for G. Strahan, et al.
Date Published: 1728
Description:

2 volumes. [8], 487, [1], 180; [2], 220, 143, [1], 196, [24], 3, [1] pp. With 71 copper-engraved portrait plates including the frontispiece; 5 copper-engraved maps & plans, 4 of them folding. 33x22 cm (13x8¾"), rebound in modern calf-backed marbled boards, raised bands, morocco spine labels, sections tooled in gilt; fresh endpapers. First Edition in English.

Translation of Histoire des chevaliers hospitaliers de St. Jean de Jerusalem.

Condition
Various age-toning and moderate foxing to both volumes, volume I: scattered ink smudges and marginalia, occasional edge tears and creases to pages, closed hole touching outer border of first map, two small tears, volume II: worm damage to a few leaves; very good.
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With 5 engraved maps and 71 portrait plates

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Description
...
Heading:
Author: Vertot, René Aubert, Abbe? de
Title: The History of the Knights of Malta.
Place Published: London
Publisher:Printed for G. Strahan, et al.
Date Published: 1728
Description:

2 volumes. [8], 487, [1], 180; [2], 220, 143, [1], 196, [24], 3, [1] pp. With 71 copper-engraved portrait plates including the frontispiece; 5 copper-engraved maps & plans, 4 of them folding. 33x22 cm (13x8¾"), rebound in modern calf-backed marbled boards, raised bands, morocco spine labels, sections tooled in gilt; fresh endpapers. First Edition in English.

Translation of Histoire des chevaliers hospitaliers de St. Jean de Jerusalem.

Condition
...
Various age-toning and moderate foxing to both volumes, volume I: scattered ink smudges and marginalia, occasional edge tears and creases to pages, closed hole touching outer border of first map, two small tears, volume II: worm damage to a few leaves; very good.

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