Hard Cover. Paris: Desaitn & Sallaint, 1759. First Edition. Very Good.
First edition. Finely bound in contemporary brown mottled calf with five raised bands to spine, compartments stamped with floral designs in gilt, brown morocco spine label lettered in gilt, text block edges stained red, with blue and red marbled endpapers. About very good with some wear and chipping to extremities, spine with some superficial cracks to the leather, armorial bookplate and ownership sticker to front pastedown, tight and clean interior. Abrégé chronologique des grands fiefs, written by Pierre Brunet, is a non-fiction historical account of the transfers of land ownership between members of the royal family, dating back to the early 17th century. Published alongside La chronologie des princes et seigneurs, by Jean Charles Henault, the work tells a detailed history of royal power in France.