ANSON (GEORGE) Voyage autour du monde fait dans les années MDCCXL, I, III, IV... dans la Mer du Sud, 4to (2)

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ANSON (GEORGE)
Voyage autour du monde fait dans les années MDCCXL, I, III, IV... dans la Mer du Sud, 4to (2)

Sold for £ 382 (US$ 500) inc. premium
ANSON (GEORGE)
Voyage autour du monde fait dans les années MDCCXL, I, III, IV... dans la Mer du Sud, half-title, title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, 34 engraved plates, maps and charts (mostly folding, 2 with short tear repaired), new front free endpaper, old ownership name inked over at foot of final leaf, contemporary cat's paw calf, spine tooled in gilt in compartments, Geneva, Barillot et fils, 1750; Derde durk van het echt verhaal der reistogt rondsom den aardkloot, ondernomen op order des konings van Groot-Britaine in den jare 1740 met een escader van zes oorlogscheepen onder 't bevel van den Commandeur George Anson, 3 parts in 1 vol., engraved portrait frontispiece of Anson, title printed in red and black, 5 folding engraved plates, one folding engraved map, contemporary calf gilt, joints slightly worn, 4to, Delft, Reinier Boitet, 1754, 4to (2)

Footnotes

  • The first edition in French of the official account of Anson's expedition, together with the third Dutch edition, expanded to include for the first time Isaac Morris' account of the shipwreck of the Wager.

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  • Please note that the new front free endpaper and inked over ownership signature relate to the second mentioned book in this lot, not the first.
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