Histoire generale des voyages… Livre troisiéme. Voyages aux Terres Australes ou Antarctiques. William DAMPIER.

Histoire generale des voyages… Livre troisiéme. Voyages aux Terres Australes ou Antarctiques.
Histoire generale des voyages… Livre troisiéme. Voyages aux Terres Australes ou Antarctiques.

Paris: Didot, 1753.

Duodecimo, two folding plates, very good copy in contemporary full patterned calf.

With Dampier's famous botanical plates newly engraved

With voyage accounts extracted from the larger published accounts of Françoise Pelsart, Abel Tasman, William Dampier and Willem Schouten. Of special interest are the two attractive folding plates reproducing Western Australian botanical samples collected by Dampier (derived from the plates prepared for the London Knapton editions some years previously).

With voyage accounts extracted from the larger published accounts of Françoise Pelsart, Abel Tasman, William Dampier and Willem Schouten. Of special interest are the two attractive folding plates reproducing Western Australian botanical samples collected by Dampier (derived from the plates prepared for the London Knapton editions some years previously).

Price (AUD): $550.00  other currencies     Ref: #4107558

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