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First edition

MAC GEOGHEGAN

Histoire de l'Irlande ancienne et moderne

Chez Antoine Boudet, A Paris 1758 - 1763, In-4 (19,5x25,5cm), xlviij (2) 488pp. (2) et lxxxiv, x, 376pp. et xj (1) 379-798p. (2), 3 volumes reliés.

First edition.
Binding full brown marbled vintage brown sheepskin. Back with ornate nerves. Title and volume piece in red morocco.

1 000 €

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First edition

John HAWKESWORTH & James COOK

Relation des voyages entrepris par ordre de sa majesté britannique, pour faire des découvertes ...

Chez Saillant & Nyon & chez Panckouke, AParis 1774, In-4 (20x26,2cm), (4) xxxii, 388pp. et (6) 536pp. et (6) 395pp. et

First edition of this collection of travels, also published at the same time in the format in-4. This edition contains neither maps nor boards, but it could be added the atlas of the edition in-4. All trips contain tables (longitudes ...).
Bindings full sheepskin marbled vintage granite and [...]

2 500 €

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William COXE

Voyage en Pologne, Russie, Suède, Dannemarc, &c. & augmenté d'un voyage en Norvège par Mr. P.H. ...

Chez Barde, Manget, A Genève 1786, In-8 (12,5x20,5cm), x, 380pp. et (2) 404pp. et (6) 293pp. et (4) 303pp., 5 volumes reliés.

Original French edition published at the same time as an edition in 2 volumes in-4 at the same publisher, it is increased the trip to Norway Mallet. The first English edition was published in London in 1784. The illustration includes 12 maps and pamphlets (Poland, Russia, Caspian Sea, Dannemarc), 4 [...]

800 €

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Johann Baptist HOMANN

Accurate Vorstellung der Orientalisch- Kayserlichen Haupt- und Residenz-Stadt Constantinopel - ...

s.d. (circa 1720), 62x53,5cm, une feuille rempliée.

Original map fully enhanced in color.

1 500 €

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First edition

Johann Baptist HOMANN

Regni mexicani seu Novae Hispaniae, Floridae, Novae Angliae, Carolinae, Virginiae et Pensylvaniae

Nuremberg s.d. (circa 1720), 62x53,2cm, une feuille rempliée.

Some very tiny bites very slightly affecting the margins of the map.

1 200 €

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John MEARES

Voyage de la Chine à la côte nord - ouest d'Amérique, faits dans les années 1788 et 1789, ...

Chez Buisson, A Paris An 3e (1794), In 8 (13,5x21cm), xxiv, 391pp. et (4) 386pp. et (4) 371pp. (1), 3 volumes reliés.

First edition of the French translation by Billecocq, after the English edition of 1790, without the atlas in 4 containing 28 plates that could be acquired separately.
Binding half shagreen burgundy late twentieth. Back to Jansenist nerves. 2 pieces of title and a piece of tomaison of burgundy [...]

800 €

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First edition

Johann Baptist HOMANN

Nova Anglia Septentrionali Americae implantata Anglorumque coloniis florentissima Geographica ...

Nuremberg s.d. (circa 1716), 61,4x53cm, une feuille rempliée.

First edition of this map engraved on copper and enhanced in color.

1 500 €

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First edition

Edme MENTELLE & Jean-François de LA CROIX

Anecdotes orientales

Chez Vincent, A Paris 1773, In-12 (11x17,5cm), xij, 748pp. et (2) 820pp., 2 volumes reliés.

First edition. The first volume is from the pen of Mentelle, the second from La Croix. The work was ly attributed to Gabriel Mailhol by Barbier and Cioranescu, but it is a legitimate mistake, the two bibliographers having confused this edition with a homonymous edition of 1752. An autograph letter [...]

800 €

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