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Knights of Malta, Malta. KASSORGESKY. Notice sur l’ordre Hospitalier et Militaire de St. Jean de Jerusalem.

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Knights of Malta, Malta. KASSORGESKY. Notice sur l’ordre Hospitalier et Militaire de St. Jean de Jerusalem.
 

KASSORGENSKY, A. Notice sur l’ordre Hospitalier et Militaire de St. Jean de Jerusalem.

Moscou, de l’Imprimerie de l’Université Impériale, 1830

4to; full cloth binding, blind tooling on covers, gilt title on the spine, gilt edges, marbled endpapers. Woodcut vignette on title page and 1 copper plates out text. Pp. 45. Good copy.

Condition Report

First edition, typographic rarity. The work presents news and curiosity about the Order of Hospitallery and Military of St. John of Jerusalem, founded in 1113. The volume is published in Moscow since in 1798 the knights of the Order Sovereign left the island of Malta following the occupation of Napoleon, and a large number of members of the Holy Council, went to St Petersbourg at the court of Tsar Paul I, who asked for help in order to return to the island.

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