Lot 286 of 438:
French edition of Kippis' LIfe of James Cook  

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Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Vie du Capitaine Cook, Traduite de l'Anglois du Docteur Kippis... Par M. Castéra
Author:
Kippis, Andrew
Place:
Paris
Publisher:
rue des Poitevins, Hôtel de Thou [i.e. Charles-Joseph Panckoucke]
Date:
1789
Description:

[4], xxxii, 546. [2] pp. (4to) 25.5x19 cm (10x7½"), period mottled calf, spine tooled in gilt, raised bands.

Scarce quarto issue of the French edition of Kippis' life of James Cook. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Front endpaper torn, with some damage to rear endpapers; light staining within, some mostly marginal worming towards the latter half of the book; overall very good.
 
Item number:
293576
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