Paris, Desaint & Saillant, 1758. 4to. 3 contemp. full calf, raised bands, richly gilt spines, title-and tomelabels in leather with gilt lettering. A small nick to lower compartment on vol. 1. A stamp to titlepages. Name on foot of first titlepage. XXVIII,(401;VIII,438;VIII,368,(4) pp. and 9 folded engraved plates a. 3 folded tables. Internally clean and fine. Wide-margined.
First edition of this importent work on early human history. - Brunet II:1647.