FER, NICOLAS DE. 1646-1720. Introduction a la geographie, avec une description historique sur touttes le parties de la terre.  Paris: le Sr. Danet Gendre de l'Auteur, 1717.<BR />
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FER, NICOLAS DE. 1646-1720. Introduction a la geographie, avec une description historique sur touttes le parties de la terre. Paris: le Sr. Danet Gendre de l'Auteur, 1717.
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FER, NICOLAS DE. 1646-1720.
Introduction a la geographie, avec une description historique sur touttes le parties de la terre. Paris: le Sr. Danet Gendre de l'Auteur, 1717.
8vo (185 x 117 mm). [2], 197, [7], [2] pp. Engraved folding plate of globes and 4 copper-engraved folding maps (of 5, lacking double-hemisphere world map). Double-hemisphere vignette on title, engraved head and tailpieces. Period calf, raised bands, gilt in compartments. A few tears and repairs to map of Europe, short tear to inner margin of American map, period ownership signature to title, upper board starting, binding rubbed and somewhat dry.

Second edition, augmented with longitudinal and latitudinal tables, and with an American map depicting California as an island. Maps dated 1717. Phillips 561.
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