Essais Sur La Noblesse e France, Contenans Une Dissertation Sur Son Origine & Abaissement...avec Des Notes Historiques, Critiques & Politiques; Un Projet De Dissertation Sur Les Premiers Francois & Leurs Colonies: Et Un Supplement Aux Notes...
De Boullainvilliers, Henri Comte

Amsterdam Holland: No Publisher Indicated, 1732. F (4) + xvi + (8) + 340 + (4) + 120 + (2) pages corrections at back; French text; title page printed in red and black; occasional printers' ornament & woodcut title-piece; the supplement at back having a useful "Dictionnaire pour la Noblesse"; text with historical, biographical notes on the orders of nobility of France, by Comte Henri de Boulainvilliers (1658 - 1722) French nobleman, writer and historian; approx. 4 3/4" x 6 7/8" (12 x 17.5 cm) in size; with the nicely calligraphic oval bookplate of Mr. (Jacques Nicolas) De Broe, Avocat General (1790-1840); on the front pastedown; bound in contemporary full polished leather, 5 raised bands, small gilt spiral ornaments in compartments, red leather title labels, gilt; all edges tinted red; marbled endpapers; some edge, tips wear, corner rub-through, chipping, to binding; still firmly sewn; occasional foxing or spotting in the text; generally, the leaves very fresh; in very good condition. Good (Item ID: 22544)


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