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Histoire des Chevaliers Hospitaliers de S. Jean de Jerusalem : appellez depuis chevaliers de Rhodes, et aujourd'hui chevaliers de Malthe / par M. l'Abbé de Vertot, de l'Académie des Belles-Lettres.

Author: Vertot, abbé de, 1655-1735 [author].
Contributor(s): Rollin, Jacques, 1703?-1768 [printer] |
Quillau, Gabriel-François, -1752 [printer] |
Desaint, Jean, -1776 [printer].
Production / publication: A Paris : Chez Rollin, à la déscente du Pont S. Michel, Quai des Augustins, au Lion d'Or ; Quillau Père& Fils, Imp. Jur. Lib. de l'Université, rue Galande, à l'Annonciation ; Desaint, rue Saint Jean de Beauvais, vis-à-vis le College, M.DCC.XXVI. [1726]Description: 5 volumes ([12], 611, [4], 501, 538, 542, 524 pages) ; 17 cm (12mo).General note: Signatures: á⁴, A¹²-Z¹², 2A¹²-2C⁸, A¹²-X¹⁰, A¹²-Z¹², 2A³, A¹²-Z⁷, A¹²-Y¹⁰. Vol.2 leaf O³ erroneously signed G³. Some printed marginalia. Dedicated to Antoine Manuel de Vilhena by the author [introduction]. First French edition. First English edition printed London, 1728 [pencil markings on title page].Ownership note: Presented to the Langue of England by Captain Richard [Iprye?], Knight Commender of the Order of St John, October 10th 1857 [inscription in ink on first fly leaf, verso]. Stamped by the former Library of the Langue of England on second fly leaf. Binding note: Mottled calf binding, decorated gilt spine with fleur-de-lys and unidentified damaged motif at the bottom. Mostly cracked and faded stamp on vol. 4, front cover, upper left corner, resembling a white Maltese cross on black.Other title: Histoire des Chevaliers Hospitaliers de S. Jean de Jerusalem, appelés depuis chevaliers de Rhodes, et aujourd'hui chevaliers de Malte [Parallel title].Subject(s): Knights of Malta -- History
List(s) this item appears in: History of the Knights Hospitaller, or the Order of St. John of Jerusalem | Knights of Malta
Holdings
Item type Current library Shelving location Call number Status Notes Date due Barcode
Book Book Library
Library B1.21 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available Volume 4
Book Book Library
Library B1.22 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available Volume 5
Book Book Library
Library B1.18 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available Volume 1
Book Book Library
Library B1.19 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available Volume 2
Book Book Library
Library B1.20 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available Volume 3

Museum of the Order of St John Library copy imperfect: wants for part of vol. 1, p.1 [lower right corner ripped out]. - Museum of the Order of St John Library copy inscribed in ink by former owners: "del Com.re [Commander] dei Ricci" on second fly leaf verso, "Le Chr [Chevalier?] Des [F]alles" on title page [crossed out]. - Museum of the Order of St John Library copy inscribed in pencil and ink inside back cover of vol. 3, possibly by previous bookseller. - Museum of the Order of St John Library copy has some marginalia in pencil in vol. 5.

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