Lot 91 of 312:
Salmon's world history in 46 volumes  

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Histoire Universelle, Depuis Le Commencement Du Monde Jusqu'à PréSent, Traduite De L'Anglois D'Une SociéTé De Gens De Lettres.

Salmon, Thomas et al.

Amsterdam & Leipzig, Paris

Arkstée & Merkus, Chez Delalain, et al.



Complete in 46 volumes. Illustrated throughout with numerous plates, maps and plans, many folding. Text in French. (4to) 25x19 cm (9½x7½"), vols. 1-22 full period calf, vols. 23-46 period calf-backed boards, all with gilt decorated spines with raised bands, speckled or marbled edges. 

Salmon's major work, originally published in 3 volumes in London, 1739. In later years it was abridged, continued, and published under various fictitious names in numerous languages with varying numbers of volumes. Illustrated with hundreds of maps, plans, etc.

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Varying degrees of general wear to bindings, with occasional minor chips to spine ends, small areas of wormhole damage, some corners worn, etc.; interiors sound with toning to textblock and scattered foxing, plates and maps very good with occasional toning and foxing, minor closed tears; overall very good.

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