Title from title page (p. iii); date on both inscription and title page seems to have been changed from 1756 to 1754.
Pagination: Paper, i (contemporary paper) + 150 + i (contemporary paper) leaves; [viii], 1-20, 23-92, 97-199, [ii], 200-282,
[viii]; contemporary pagination in ink, modern pagination in pencil, upper outer corners.
Decoration: Engraved border on title page showing a portal and two angels holding crown and royal arms (p. iii); small engraving
of a man on shore pointing to a ship in distress with a printed poem beginning "Le monde est une mer orageuse implacable"
Binding: Contemporary marbled calf (Hirsch).
Origin: Written in France in 1754 or 1756.