Revolutions of Portugal 1722 Vertot rare book Sanson map & Lisbon city viewBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
A complete, clean and well preserved example of this early 18th century illustrated book. [History of Revolutions in Portugal].
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Histoire des Revolutions de Portugal, par Mr. l'Abbe de Vertot.
1722, Amsterdam, d' Etienne Roger. With engraved frontis, folding Sanson (de Winter) map of Spain/ Portugal, folding engraved prospect view of Lisbon & folding genealogical plate. pp. 165.
Leather remains supple, spine compartments nicely gilt stamped with floral devices which remain bright, raised bands, wood cut devices. Text clean & sound. Minor splitting at joint ends, small scuffing, binding still firm and tight.
Rare edition- Brunet, Suppl. II, 871 (but not citing this Amsterdam imprint}.
Book measures: 6 1/2" H X 4" W.