Histoire des perruques, où l'on fait voir leur origine, leur…

Histoire des perruques, où l'on fait voir leur origine, leur usage, leur forme, l'abus et l'irrégularité de celles des ecclésiastiques.

Edition: First edition.

Paris: aux dépens de l'auteur, 1690. Édition originale. 12mo. [24], 544 pp + Privilege leaf; three small woodcuts on p. 133. Bound in old calf, spine with raised bands and gilt-decorated compartments, sprinkled page edges. Shallow chips to spine tips; front joint cracked but cover still firmly attached; fingernail-size skinned spot to upper outer corner of front cover; fingernail-size damp spot to top margin of page 529 to end; in all a VG tight copy, text quite clean and unworn, no owner names. Thiers was a respected theologian and writer. This work, which opposes the wearing of wigs by the clergy, has been said to be the first comprehensive book on wigs.

Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

Book ID: 22054
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