Title: Abrege de L'Histoire Universelle, 1731. Tomes 1-2
Author: Claude de L'Isle
Two very early volumes from Claude de L'Isle's L'Histoire Universelle, being a general and political history of the universe, where we see the origin of creation, the revolutions that followed, the present state of the world in the 18th century, & the interests of the reigning monarchies. The first two volumes focus on everything from the Creation, to the history of the Jewish people, to the Roman Empire, up to the life of Jesus Christ.
2 volumes in octavo, 374+375 pages+ table. Volumes 3-7 lacking
On note of condition, both volumes are in good shape. There is wear and rubbing present, with the spine starting to peel and wear at the hinges as well. There are traces of foxing and staining throughout both volumes.