Lot 43 of 319:
Le Neptune Oriental, maps  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$3,300
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Title:
Le Neptune Oriental

Author:
d'Après de Mannevillette, [Jean-Baptiste-Nicolas-Denis]

Place:
[Paris]

Publisher:
[Demonville]

Date:
[1775]

Description:

Illustrated with frontispiece and 68 maps, of which 32 are double-page. (Elephant Folio), 55.5x42 cm (21¾x16½"), full spotted calf sewn on raised bands with red morocco spine label titled and tooled in gilt.

A major French sea atlas, originally published in 1745, though d'Après continued working on it for another 30 years. This edition considerably expanded, with 68 total maps. d'Apres also published a supplemental volume which gives navigation instructions and which is also featured in this sale.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Front and back exterior hinges cracked, severe rubbing to extremities with much loss, leather flaking and exposed boards, head and tail of spine disintegrated; staining to most pages at bottom right corner, offsetting and some foxing; overall good.


 
Item number:
319362
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