Vertot (1655-1735) was a French historian and pastor to several small parishes in Normandy. He wrote several histories and was made a member of the Academie des inscriptions. French text.
Publisher: Chez les Libraires Associes
Edition: New Edition, revised
Date Published: 1773
Place Published: Paris
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: 382 p. + 26 p. index & 6 p. "Approbation." 17 cm leather binding. Copperplate frontispiece, engraved fold-out family tree on p. 34. Leather binding. Marbled endpapers and red text block edges. Ex-library with old bookplate on front endpaper. Full leather is worn, chipped at top of spine, has cracked hinges. Spine label detached but tucked inside. Owner's signature on final text page. Some chipped page edges, not affecting text, probably original paper flaws. Tear at bottom of p. 233 does not affect legibility.