Chronological Tables of Europe From the Nativity of Our Saviour to the Year MDCCXXVI (1726)
Guillaume Marcel, translated by William Parsons
Ref. 103826 Edition. First Edition
Illustrated By: J. Sturt Engraver
Published By: Sold by Mr C. Bateman & R. Ware 1726 (London)
Digested into a Method, not hitherto Extant, so very easie & Exact, that One may immediately find out either Pope, Emperour or King. And thereby know in what Time or Kingdom He Reig'd, Who were His Predecessors, Contemporaries and Successors: To what Virtues or Vices he was most inclinable to: The Good or Bad Success of his Fortune & the Manner & Time of his Death. Anonymous; by Guillaume Marcel, translated by William Parsons. Hardback full crushed morocco binding 18th or 19th century with gilt tooled border to cover. Eight raised bands to spine with gilt tooled embellishments. All edge gilt to page edges. Bevelled edges. Contains bookplate to fep. Engraved frontispiece and decorative title page with engraved vignette. 22 engraved plates, a number of which are folding. These include maps and detailed tables. Moderate to heavy wear to cover and spine, particularly to the hinge. Bumping to corners. Light spotting and toning to pages throughout. Pages are otherwise clean and clear, binding nice and tight. Overall very good condition. Beautiful and quirky antiquarian book.
Book Condition: Very Good