By Rene-Aubert Vertot
Haye   Antoine van Dole
6" by 4" [17], 2-190, [94pp]
A good edition of Vertot's history of Portgual's revolutions, from the library of Elizabeth Leveson-Gower, the Duchess and Countess of Sutherland.
By Rene-Aubert Vertot

1734 Histoire des Revolutions de Portugal

Haye   Antoine van Dole
6" by 4" [17], 2-190, [94pp]
A good edition of Vertot's history of Portgual's revolutions, from the library of Elizabeth Leveson-Gower, the Duchess and Countess of Sutherland.
£150.00
: 0.5kgs / : 725P50

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Description

Folding Plates, Illustrated, Leather Binding

In the original French.

Bookplate of Elizabeth Leveson-Gower, Duchess of Sutherland, to the front pastedown, and her ink inscription to the head of the title page. Leveson-Gower was a Scottish peer, best remember today for her involvement in the Highland Clearances. She also witnessed the French Revolution first hand, and wrote about the political turmoil of the time, and was a correspondent of Sir Walter Scott.

A concise history on the revolutions of Portugal's history.

Illustrated with a frontispiece, and one folding plate.

Written by Rene-Aubert Vertot, a French clergyman, known for his series of works focusing on historical revolutions.

The fourth edition of this work.

Condition

In a full speckled calf armorial binding. Externally, smart. Very light rubbing to the spine and joints. Minor bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Front hinge is starting but firm. Bookplate and label to the front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned and generally clean with some spots. Prior owner's ink inscription to the head of the title page.

Very Good Indeed

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