Amsterdam: Marc Michel Rey, 1758.
First edition (?). 84pp. A-C12, D6. 1 vols. 12mo. Not in NUC. Contemporary tree calf, gilt spine with red leather label. Rear joint cracked but firm and front cover detached. Book ticket of "Knoyle House Salisbury" on upper cover. Item #25841
RARE. NUC and RLIN list another Amsterdam edition of 1758, but with an entirely different collation and slightly different imprint ("M. Michel Rey"), and with only three locations. This edition is not in NUC nor to be found in RLIN at all. The English translation ("The History of the Marquis of Cressy. Translated from the French") was printed in London, 1765 (see Block, p. 197). RARE
[bound with:] MONTESQUIEU, Ch. Secondat, Baron de. Le Temple de Gnide ... Nouvelle édition corrigée. ê Londres, 1758. x, 64,  pp.
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