Title: Briefve Histoire de l'Institution des Ordres...
Publisher: Paris: Adrien Menier
Publication Date: 1658
Book Condition: Very Good
146 engraved plates on 74 leaves, including 72 depictions of the garb of various monastic orders. , 45,  pages, including engraved additional title and final blank. 4to, 17th-century sprinkled sheep gilt, crack at lower front joint. Colas 1061. A scarce book, with beautiful engravings; the facial expressions in particular, with subtlety and emotion, are remarkably rendered. Bookseller Inventory # 9002
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