Date: 18th c.
Title: Histoire Succinte des Revolutions arrivées dans les principaux Etats de l’Europe depuis le commencement de ce Siécle [A Brief History of the Revolutions in the Principal States of Europe Since the Beginning of this Century].
Place of creation: France.
Physical description: Paper, [1 leaf], 61 numbered leaves, [6 blank leaves, numbered in pencil in a later hand] ; 25 x 18 cm.
Summary: Diplomatic history of wars and monarchical successions in Europe during the 17th century. No printed edition of this text has yet been located.
Note: Rebound in full brown marbled leather with gilt decoration to cover and spine ; morocco label with gilt title to spine ; initials “I.T.E.”(?) stamped in gilt on front cover. Bookplate of Edwin S. Kassing pasted inside front cover ; leaf count excludes flyleaves at front and rear. Writing in a single hand, only to recto of the leaves ; text occasionally altered or corrected (cf. ff. 29, 35, 36, etc.). Ex Sir Thomas Phillipps Collection, England, #3090(?) ; Phillipps Collection stamp and number on f. 1 r. Purchased by Sir Thomas Phillips from Jacob Henry Burn, Covent Garden. Gift of Philip D. Sang, n.d.
Call #: Manus 17