THE REVOLUTIONS OF PORTUGAL. Written in French by the Abbot…

THE REVOLUTIONS OF PORTUGAL. Written in French by the Abbot De Vertot, of the Royal Academy of Inscriptions. Done into English from the last French Edition.

London: Printed for W. Taylor...and C. Rivington, 1724. Octavo, contemporary calf, spine label. viii, iv, 138, [10, index] pp. Frontispiece illustration. Binding a little worn, stained; front joint broken but the cords are still holding, internally repaired neatly with cloth tape; upper outer corner of titl e page has a small light ink name at top and a large, obtrusive 1839 ink name in a different hand beneath; soil spots to fore margin of two leaves and a few small soil spots in text; else VG and unworn internally. The translation was by Gabriel Rous Sillon. First edition in English of this translation was London: Chetwood, 1721. There was previously a London, 1712, English translation by John Hughes.

Condition: Binding: Hardcover

Book ID: 12571
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