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Title: Le Grand Dictionaire Historique ou le mêlange curieux de l'histoire sacrée et profane, qui contient en abregé, Les Vies et Les Actions Remarquables Des Patriarches, des Juges, des Rois des Juifs, des Papes....Dix-Huitième et Dernière Edition. (8 volumes).
Description: Amsterdam, Leyden, La Haye, Utrecht, Chez P. Brunel, R. Wetstein etc., 1740, 8 volumes in-folio, 40 x 25 cm, each volume with approx. 650 pp, all volumes with a title page printed in red & black. Engraved titlepage and portrait engraved by (Duflas) bound in in volume I. Uniform contemporary full calf, raised back with gilt decorated compartments and two labels, marbled endpapers, edges painted red, . Bindings with minimal wear, three top turn ins damaged, no library stamps , 18th century engraved ex-libris tipped in on first paste down. Notwithstanding the minor defects mentioned a very attractive and impressive set in very well preserved uniform bindings and with crisps interiors, of one of the last and best editions of this monumental dictionary - encyclopedia. .


Price: EUR 2850.00 = appr. US$ 3097.51 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 6397