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Recherches sur l'origine du despotisme oriental
. N.p. [Geneva]: s.n., 1761. Full period mottled calf gilt, all edges red. 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches (16.5 x 9.5 cm); xxxii, 435 pp. Some binding wear, overall a sound copy; Together with MIRABEAU, HONORE GABRIEL RIQUETI, Comte de. Essai sur le Despotisme... Paris: Le Jay, 1792. Third edition. Period French calf, all edges marbled. 7 1/2 x 5 inches (19 x 12 cm); xl, 336 pp. Corners worn; [CLAUSTRE, ANDRE DE]. Histoire de Thamas Kouli-Kan, Nouveau Roi de Perse. Paris: Briasson, 1742. First French edition. 19th century boards. 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches (16 x 9.5 cm); 456 pp., with the frontispiece portrait and the folding map at rear. Light wear, a clean copy; PETIS DE LA CROIX, FRANÇOIS. Histoire du Grand Genghizcan premier empereur des anciens Mogols et Tartares. Paris: Jombert, 1725. Contemporary calf. [xx], 564, [2] pp., with folding map. Rebacked; SAINCTYON, Sieur de. Histoire du grand Tamerlan, tirée d'un excellent manuscrit, et de quelques autres originaux: très-propre à former un grand capitaine. Paris: Pralard, 1677. Period calf. 6 x 3 1/2 inches; [xii], 424 pp. Binding scuffed, restored; And another early work on Tamerlane.
Six volumes on oriental despotism and despots.

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