Author: Maimbourg, [Louis]
Title: Histoire des Croisades pour la Delivrance de la Terre Sainte
Place Published: Paris
Date Published: 1676
4 volumes. (12mo) 16x9 cm (6¼x3½") period full calf, spines gilt. Second Edition of all volumes.
First published the prior year. Among the more significant works of this prolific author and French church historian. Expelled from the Society of Jesus in 1681 by Pope Innocent XI, the Catholic Encyclopedia describes Maimbourg's writings as "remarkable for their elegant diction, are of little value, because somewhat untrustworthy."