CLEMENT (Dom François). THE ART OF VERIFYING...

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CLEMENT (Dom François). THE ART OF VERIFYING...

CLEMENT (Dom François). THE ART OF VERIFYING THE DATES OF HISTORICAL FACTS, OF
CHARTERS, CHRONICLES AND OTHER ANCIENT MONUMENS (sic), since the birth of Our Lord of a chronological table, with two perpetual calendars, the historical chronology ... PARIS, DESPREZ, 1770. A volume, in-folio, of (4) ff., XXXVII pp., (1) p., 934 pp., (1) f., full contemporary binding in speckled calf. Spine with 6 nerves cloisonné, floral and gilt spine bearing a red morocco title piece, triple gilt fillet, gilt spandrels in spandrels, combed edges. Wear to the headdresses, crushed corners, split jaws at the head and tail. Very fresh interior.
New, revised, corrected & expanded edition.
Thus improved, this work is one of the most beautiful monuments of 18th century scholarship. The king rewarded Dom Clément by appointing him member of the committee in charge of publishing the collection of charters, diplomas and acts relating to the history of France, and the Académie des Inscriptions admitted him, in 1785, to the number of its associate members.

In spite of its age, this work is still esteemed: it is indeed the only collection whose biographical part is so developed " (Saffroy).
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