La Vie de Mahomet, Où l’on découvre amplement la Verité…

La Vie de Mahomet, Où l’on découvre amplement la Verité de l’Imposture [trans. Daniel de Larroque] by PRIDEAUX, Humphrey (1648-1724) < >
Charming etchings in the style of Romeyn de Hooghe

La Vie de Mahomet, Où l’on découvre amplement la Verité de l’Imposture [trans. Daniel de Larroque]

Amsterdam : Chez George Gallet. 1698. Cr. 8vo, etched title, [6], 164, [4] pp, (adverts), 9 etched plated, title-page in red and black, light waterstain in foremargin of first and last few leaves, signature of “J. Bohun Smyth, 5. Jan. 1792” and stamp of “W.* Lucas” on front fly, 18c. sprinkled calf, 2-line gilt fillet borders, crescent and star in spine compartments, morocco label, apart from slight skinning in places a good copy.
A translation from the English original (Wing P3416) by the Dean of Norwich. This first edition in French is considerably enhanced by the charming series of spirited etchings, unsigned but in the style of Romeyn de Hooghe, or perhaps his pupil, Adriaan Schoonebeeck.

Stock No: HMF598
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