Histoire des Chevaliers Hospitaliers de S. Jean de Jérusalem, Appelés Depuis Chevaliers de Rhodes, Et Aujourd’hui Chevaliers de Malthe Nouvelle edition augmentee des Status de l’Ordre & des noms des Chevaliers.. SEVEN VOLUMES.

Vertot, L’Abbé [René Aubert] de.

Book ID: 33020


12 mo, [9], 522 pp / 413 pp / 440 pp / 430 pp / 480 pp / 444 pp, contemporary full calf, worn, title gilt on decorated spine, marbled endpapers & edges, occasional spotting, small tear to fly leaf of volume 1, faded spine and damp stain to first few leaves of volume 3, sign of worm hole on volume 6 cover, Paris, chez Babuty, 1772.


A major history of the Crusades Wars in the Holy Land. De Vertot 1655 – 1735, a French historian who was for some time a pupil of the Jesuits Fathers, then he entered the Capuchin order. In 1703 he was made a member of the Academie des Inscriptions Publiques. He wrote several works on the history of Portugal, and Romans. His talent as a historian is mixed with a literary style which shaped most of his works.
Bibliographic reference: Brunet V, 1149. for 1726 edition.

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