By: Rene’ Aubert De, Abbe Vertot.
London: For G. Strahan; F. Gyles; Mess. Woodman and Lyon; D. Browne; Mess. Groenewegen, Prevost, and Vanderhoeck; C. Davis; and T. Osborne,,
1728. illustrated With LXXI. Heads of the Grand Masters, &c. Engraved by the best Hands in France, from the Original Paintings, under the Inspection of Mons. Bologne, Director of the Royal Academy of Painting. With Maps by Mons. de Lille, and the Plans and Fortifications of Malta by the Chevalier de Tigné. And a compleat Index to the whole.
In Two Volumes. 2 volumes, Royal Folio copies, folio (455 × 289 mm) contemporary speckled calf, neatly rebacked to style, raised bands, red morocco lettering- and numbering pieces, single helical twist panel to the boards. Frontispiece portrait of Vertot engraved by Laurent Cars after J. Delijen and 70 other portraits engraved by Cars, folding general map engraved by Delahaye and three other folding maps by Delahaye and De Berey, one full-page plan.