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First edition

Peter Simon PALLAS & Baron Jean de REUILLY

Description du Tibet

Chez Bossange, A Paris 1808, In-8 (13x20,5cm), xij, 89pp., relié.

Original, rare edition, translated by Baron Jean de Reuilly.
Binding in full red Russian leather of time.

1 200 €

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Pierre KOLBE

Description du Cap de Bonne-Esperance

Chez Jean Catuffe, A Amsterdam 1742, In-12 (9,5x16,7cm), (4) xiij (11) 428pp. (1) et (16) 262pp. et (10) 320pp., 3 volumes reliés.

Second French edition, after the first one published by the same publisher in 1741. It is illustrated with a frontispiece and 24 figures, 5 maps and a view of the fold-out Cape.
Binding in full speckled brown calf of time. Ornate nerved back.

600 €

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First edition

PRISE DE NAVIRE

Observations pour le citoyen Vond'horen, armateur du corsaire Le Spartiate, de Bordeaux, intimé, ...

chez la veuve Lacourt et Faye., Bordeaux 1799, in-4 (18x24cm), 23pp. et 19pp., 2 parties brochées en un volume.

first editions of these two pieces.
The privateer Le Spartiate chased two American flag ships, the Charles and the Mary, the ships were brought back to port and the goods confiscated. The court of Bordeaux, complacent in the matter, declared of good catch the loading of the two ships, [...]

250 €

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First edition

Pierre-Dominique MARTIN

Description de l'Egypte. Description hydrographique des provinces de Beny-Soueyf et du Fayoum

Imprimerie Impériale, Paris 1809, In Folio (27x44cm), 196 - 228p., relié.

First edition, text extracted from the Description of Egypt, Volume II, Modern State.
Binding in full cardboard modern parchment cream. Piece of black sheepskin title.
The author was one of the members of the scientific commission of Egypt, his mission was to establish a precise survey [...]

250 €

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First edition

De ROZIERE

Description de l'Egypte. De la constitution physique de l'Egypte, et de ses rapports avec les ...

Imprimerie Impériale, à Paris 1809, In Folio (27x42,5cm), 407-462p., relié.

First edition of this memoir, extract from volume II of the third delivery, Natural History section. Nice print on strong rag paper.
Binding in full cardboard parchment modern cream. Piece of black sheepskin title. Uncropped copy, all margins.
The author seeks to establish the link between [...]

300 €

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First edition

Marie Joseph Aimé Dubois (dit) DUBOIS-AYME & Louis [...]

Description de l'Egypte. Mémoire sur la ville de Qoçeyr et ses environs, et sur les peuples ...

Imprimerie Impériale, à Paris 1809, In Folio (27x32cm), 193 - 202p., relié.

First edition of these memoirs, extracts from the first issue, Modern State section, of the Description of Egypt.
Binding in full cardboard parchment modern. Piece of black sheepskin title. Copy with large margins, not cropped.
The city of Qoçeyr is located on the edge of the Red Sea, on [...]

400 €

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First edition

Général ANDREOSSY

Mémoire sur le lac Menzaleh, d'après la reconnaissance faite en vendémiaire an VII [sept. et ...

Imprimerie Impériale, à Paris 1809, In Folio (27x43cm), 261 - 298p., relié.

First edition of these two memories extracted from the First delivery, Modern State section of the Description of Egypt.
Binding in full cardboard parchment modern. Piece of black sheepskin title. Copy with large margins, not cropped.
Observations, topography, geology, human and [...]

400 €

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First edition

LANCRET & CHABROL

Description de l'Egypte. Mémoire sur le canal d'Alexandrie

Imprimerie Impériale, Paris 1809, In Folio (27x44cm), 185 - 194p., relié.

First edition, text extracted from the Description of Egypt, volume II, Modern State.
Binding in full modern cardboard packaging parchment with a bradel. Piece of black sheepskin title. Freckles.
Survey and precise description of the Alexandria canal, including the cisterns, its history, [...]

200 €

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