EXTREMELY RARE edition of the French historian and novelist Charles Pinot Duclos` (1704-1772) account of his travels in Italy in 1766. This posthumous edition was printed in Lausanne, Switzerland, concurrently with the more common Paris edition by Buisson. 176x108mm. 300 pages. Patterned quarter-leather hardcover. Gilt lettering on spine. Cover edges slightly worn. Cover slightly dirty. Spine edges and ribs slightly worn. Spine hinges worn. Ex-libris stickers and pen inscription on endpaper. Pages slightly yellowing. [SUMMARY]: Save for some light external wear, this rare edition of an account of 18th century Italy is in very good condition.