Civil History of the Kingdom of Naples
La Haye, Pierre Gosse and Isaac Beauregard, 1742. 4 vol. in-4, marbled calf, triple cold fillet, ornate ribbed spine, fawn title-papers (period).
Original French edition, illustrated with a frontispiece portrait and a plate of medals outside the text. The translation is attributed to Desmonceaux, or to the lawyer Beddevolle.
Bookplate repeated, illegible. Some light foxing and spotting; on some pages, the upper edge has been folded and scorched. Bindings and titles of volumes III and IV have been inverted. Titles of volumes III and IV heavily foxed; volume III, wet. Volume IV, lower jaw split. Epidermures, small snags to headpieces.