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Histoire des Chevaliers hospitaliers de S. Jean de Jérusalem, appellez depuis Chevaliers de Rhodes, et aujourd'hui les Chevaliers de Malthe / par M. l'Abbé de Vertot, de l'Académie des Belles-Lettres.

Author: Vertot, abbé de, 1655-1735 [author].
Production / publication: A Paris : Chez Rolin Fils, Quay des Augustins, à Saint Athanase, & au Palmier, M.DCC.XXXVII [1737]Edition: Nouvelle Edition augmentée des Statuts de l'Ordre, & des noms des chevaliers; Troisième édition.Description: 7 volumes ([16], 608, 502, 563, 540, 514, [4], 455, 444, [30] pages) ; 18 cm (12mo).General note: Signatures: ā⁶, A¹²-Z¹², 2A¹²-2C³, A¹²-X¹¹, A¹²-Z¹², 2A⁶, A¹²-Z⁶, A¹²-X¹¹, A¹²-T¹², A¹²-T⁶, V¹²-X³. Signature errors: volume 1 leaf 2B³ signed 2B², volume 7 leaf N³ lacking the last letter of the signature. Some printed marginalia, decorative headpieces. Ownership note: Inscribed "Biblioth. S. Birgitte ex lib. P. Ph. Asdenti 1766" inside front cover, vol. 1. Armorial bookplate of the Marquesse of Salza inside front cover of each volume, associated with both Giovanni Domenico Berio, marchese di Salza (d. 1791) and his son Francesco Maria (1765-1820) [Sion College Library Provenance Project]. Armorial bookplate of William Ward (1750-1823), 3rd Viscount Dudley and Ward, inside back cover [Sion College Library Provenance Project]. Ward allegedly purchased the Marchese di Salza's library around 1821-1823 [University of Leeds Special Collections]. Acquired by the Order of St. John from Grafton in March 1948 for £2.10s [pencil inscription inside back cover].Binding note: Bound in vellum.Other title: Histoire des Chevaliers hospitaliers de S. Jean de Jérusalem, appelés depuis Chevaliers de Rhodes, et aujourd'hui les 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
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Item type Current library Shelving location Call number Status Notes Date due Barcode
Book Book Library
Library B1.30 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available Volume 2
Book Book Library
Library B1.31 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available Volume 3
Book Book Library
Library B1.32 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available Volume 4
Book Book Library
Library B1.33 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available Volume 5
Book Book Library
Library B1.34 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available Volume 6
Book Book Library
Library B1.35 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available Volume 7
Book Book Library
Library B1.29 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available Volume 1

Museum of the Order of St. John copy inscribed in pencil inside front cover "7 vols. £2.10s, S19" by former bookseller, and on first flyleaf "424". Museum of the Order of St John copy: four additional preface pages erroneously bound at the end of volume 5; additional last page and table from volume 6 erroneously bound at the end of volume 7.

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