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Sale 2379 Lot 22
BOSIO, GIACOMO. Histoire des Chevaliers de l'Ordre de l'Hospital de S. Jean de Hierusalem. , 1037,  pages, including engraved title. Folio, 247x162 mm, contemporary calf with gilt arms and monograms of Audebert Catin, Seigneur de Chartret (Olivier 633), rebacked retaining most of original backstrip, pastedowns renewed; contents toned or browned, marginal dampstaining mostly at beginning and end, intermittent worming generally not impairing legibility, occasional heavy foxing, particularly severe on index leaves. Lyon: heirs of Guillaume Rouillé, 1612
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000
first edition in french of the authoritative early history of the Knights Hospitaller; the original edition in Italian was published in 1594-1602. See also lot 144.