PAVIE (AUGUSTE) Mission Pavie Indo-Chine 1879-1895, 9 vol. (Études diverses, 3 vol.; Géographie et voyages. ; Atlas. Notices et cartes, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED, 1898-1906 (9)
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PAVIE (AUGUSTE) Mission Pavie Indo-Chine 1879-1895, 9 vol. (Études diverses, 3 vol.; Géographie et voyages. ; Atlas. Notices et cartes, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED, 1898-1906 (9)
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PAVIE (AUGUSTE)
Mission Pavie Indo-Chine 1879-1895, 9 vol. (Études diverses, 3 vol.; Géographie et voyages, 5 vol.; Atlas, Notices et cartes), AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed "a mon cher collegue Defrance, souvenir très affectueux, 20 octobre 1898, A. Pavie" on half-title of first volume, with note of Defrance's ownership tipped into other volumes, plates and maps (some printed in colours, some double-page, 3 in Atlas loose), numerous illustrations in the text (many photographic), contemporary green quarter morocco gilt, t.e.g., most of original printed wrappers bound in, 4to, Paris, Ernest Leroux [-Augustin Challamel], 1898-1906

Footnotes

  • The "Mission Pavie" was an extensive operation, instigated by Auguste Pavie (1847-1925) in 1889 to explore and survey French Indochina (present day Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos). The volumes describe the expeditions, the peoples, zoology, literature and history of the regions.

    Comprises: Recherches sur la littérature du Cambodge, du Laos et du Siam, 2 vol., 1898; Recherches sur l'histoire naturelle de l'Indo-Chine orientale, 1904; Géographie et voyages. I & II. Exposé des travaux de la mission. Introduction premiere... quatrième périodes, 1879 à 1895. III. Voyages au Laos et chez les sauvages du sud-est de l'Indo-Chine. IV. Voyages au centre de l'Annam et du Laos et dans les régions sauvages de l'est de l'Indo-Chine. V. Voyages dans le Haut Laos et sur les frontières de Chine et de Birmanie; Atlas.
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