Lot 169 of 305:
Atlas to French Vancouver with 16 maps & plates  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$3,600
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$3,000 - $5,000

Title:
Voyage de Découvertes, à l'Océan Pacifique du Nord... Atlas volume only

Author:
Vancouver, George

Place:
Paris

Publisher:
De l'Imprimerie de la République

Date:
An VIII [1800]

Description:
[4] pp. + 10 double-page charts & 6 leaves of profile land views. (folio) 65x49 cm. (25½x19¼"), original pink mottled paper boards. First French Edition. Atlas to the first French edition of Vancouver's voyage, with the same plates as the English edition, however "printed...in a more attractive manner and on better paper than the English edition." The title and list of plates, present in the French edition, did not appear in the English. Forbes 324.

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Condition:
Covers well worn, boards detached; contents dampstained, darkest along centerfolds, in need of cleaning and restoration, sold as is.


 
Item number:
213518
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