Books > History > Rare antique book about the history of the Knights of Malta by Giacomo Bosio.
Basic work on the history of the Knights of Malta
Bosio G. Histoire des Chevaliers de l'Ordre de S. Jean de Hierusalem, contenant leur admirable Institution & Police; la Suite des Guerres de la Terre Saincte, où ils se sont trouvez, & leurs continuels Voyages, Entreprises, Batailles, Assauts & Rencontres. ... Paris, J. D'Allin, 1643. Four parts in one volume, folio (35,5 x 23 cm), engraved additional title, 3 divisional titles, 6 folding or double-page maps including Malta and Cyprus and plans end 57 portraits in text. Contemporary calf (restored), some worming (reinforced), occasional spotting, some light browning.
This work about the history of the Knights of Malta is largely a translation by Pierre de Boissat of an Italian work by Gioacomo Bosio, which had first been published between 1594 and 1602.
Item number: 13731
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