Jacques Louis Chevillard. La France Chretienne Ou Estat Des Archevechez et Evechez De France, Leur Scituation, Leur Distance De Paris, Le Nom Des Cathedralles... Paris: Chevillard, 1693. Krown & Spellman retail: $600. First Edition. 4to. [3],91,[5] folios engraved on one side only. Contemporary mottled calf, some wear to joints and corners, spine gilt, edges speckled red, owner's signature on t.p., "Monastery of the Blessed Maria d Josephat". Engraved throughout, including 91 engraved plates. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

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    Chevillard followed his father Jean as a genealogist. He engraved a Dictionary of Heraldry and a great number of similar works.

    These engravings show the heraldric devices of the "current" Archbishops and Bishops of France, describes the location of their seats and gives the distances of them from Paris.  Barbier II:498. Graesse II,132.

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