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The first volume only (of five). First French language edition. viii, xxxii, 688 pp. Contemporary full speckled calf. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels. Later repair to spine and corners renewed. Title-page in red & black with engraved vignette. Head and tail-pieces. Frontis engraving. Additional single-page plate. With fourteen folding maps. Collated and complete. Includes early maps of South Africa, Madagascar, Bali and Java. This is the first French translation from the original Dutch of an account of early Dutch voyages published in 1608 by Commelin. Folding maps clean and crisp. Binding firm. A VG copy.
Title: Recueil des Voyages qui ont servi a l'Etablissement et aux Progres de la Compagnie des Indes Orientales, Formees dans les Provinces Unies des Pais-bas
Publisher: Amsterdam, Estienne Roger 1702: 1702
Binding: Full Calf
Book Condition: Very Good
Item: 1.00 Item
Book number: 53526