GENEALOGY & HERALDRY – PITHON-CURT, Jean Antoine (1705-1780). Histoire de la noblesse du Comté-Venaissin, d'Avignon et de la PrincipautédOrange, dressée sur les preuves. Paris: Chez David jeune & Delormel, 1743-50.

History of the nobility of southeastern France, in red morocco with the arms of the Jarente family of Provence.“Ouvrage rare complet et fort recherché” (Saffroy II 21092). Cioranescu 50504.

Four volumes, quarto (254 x 192mm). Wood-cuts illustrations in text of family crests preceding all entries, and numerous genealogical tables, several folding. Contemporary French red morocco gilt, green morocco titling pieces, all edges gilt, silk ribbon bookmarks, with arms of the Jarente family on boards (light rubbing). Provenance: Jarente family (binding) – Manoir de Caudemone library, Auquainville, France (sold in 1864 to:) – Baron Jérôme Pichon (1812-1896; inscription on front flyleaf).
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