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La Curne de Sainte-Palaye, Jean-Baptiste... - Lot 130 - Crait + Müller
La Curne de Sainte-Palaye, Jean-Baptiste de. - Mémoires sur l'ancienne chevalerie considérée comme un établissement politique et militaire. Paris, Duchesne, 1759-1781. 3 vols. in-12, bound in marbled calf, smooth spine decorated with flowers, edges decorated with a fillet, marbled edges - headbands partly faded, a split jaw, small leather damages and epidermis - XII, 391; 317, ; XIV, 456 pp. First edition for the first two volumes increased in 1781 by a third volume containing: the wishes of Heron - the life of Gautier de Mauny - the novel of the three knights and del Chanise - memoirs and historical notes on hunting, in the different ages of the Monarchy. Beautiful copy of this curious work containing interesting documents on the history of hunting in France, with a detailed analysis of the book by Gace de La Bugne.
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