Auction 355 Old & Rare Books - General History & Topography

IBERIAN PENINSULA -- (VERTOT, R.A. De). Histoire de la conjuration de Portugal en 1640. Amst., H. Desbordes, 1689. 147, (2) pp. 12°. Cont. cf. w. raised bands & mor. letterpiece. -- Id. Histoire des révolutions de Portugal. Amst., É. Roger, 1722. 165, (14) pp. W. engr. front., large fold. map of the peninsula, large fold. geneal. tree & a fine profile view of Lisbon seen from the sea. Cont. cf. w. raised bands & dec. gilt back. (Joints split, spine ends chipped, mor. letterpiece lacks, small tears in plates. -- And 1 other by Marie Catherine d'Aulnoy (Memoires de la cour d'Espagne. 2e éd., The Hague, A. Moetjens, 1691. 2 parts in 1 vol.) (3).

Ad 1: Fine copy of the first publication of the historian and political writer René Aubert, sieur de Vertot (1655-1735), published in the same year as the original edition (Paris, J. Boudot). After 1711 the work was published with the title "Histoire des révolutions de Portugal". - From the library of John Marques of Tueeddale, Earle of Grifford, with his engr. heraldic bookplate on upper pastedown.

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