DRUMMOND DE MELFORT, Louis Hector (Comte de).
Traite sur la Cavalerie.
2 vol. Text folio (44 x 29 cm), atlas broadsheet (65 x 50 cm).
Text: engraved frontispiece by Ingouf l'aîné, title page with engraved vignette by Macret, dedication with engraved head-piece by Bruneau, each part with 3 engraved vignettes (including 2 by Louis-Nicolas Van Blarenberghe), 2 engraved tail-pieces, one engraving by Van Blarenberghe at end, and 11 plates; frontispiece and title with foxing.
Atlas with 32 double-page plates, including 3 folding, most after Van Blarenberghe (1 and 24 not signed, 21 by Dupuis); a few marginal closed tears. Contemporary full red morocco gilt, spines with raised bands, atlas with gilt arms to covers, gilt edges.
Mennessier I-408; Brunet II-842; Nathalie Lemoine-Bouchard, L.-N. van Blarenberghe et le Traité sur la cavalerie de Drummond de Melfort , Histoire de l'art, 1999, page 57-69; not in Mellon. Cf. OHR 2365-7 for the arms.