An abridgement of the French ‘Jesuit Lettres Edifiantes’.
First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo, , vi, xxii, , 487, ; , 507, pp., illustrated with 6 folding engraved maps and plates, woodcut initials and head pieces; contemporary speckled calf, covers with double gilt fillet, spines in six compartments, red morocco label, gilt numbered direct, raised bands framed by double gilt fillet, an attractive set.
Provenance: Earls of Macclesfield (armorial bookplate and blindstamp).
Stock ID: 96773