First edition, first printing, printed in Paris by Duchesne, under the name of Jean Néaulme in La Haye. A magnificent copy bound in contemporary red Morocco.
This copy in accordance with the details given by McEachern.
A copy complete with the 5 required engravings, the first of which is engraved by Longueil and bearing the date 1762. No copy of volume one is known to have a half-title.
Copies in fine 18th century red morocco are of great rarity.
A very fine copy.
Provenance: Bernard Malle (his discrete stamp).