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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

Andre SPARRMAN

Voyage au Cap de Bonne-Esperance, et autour du Monde avec le Capitaine Cook, et principalement dans ...

Chez Buisson, A Paris 1787, in 8 (12x20cm), iii-xxxi, 389pp. (1) et 366, (1) et (iv), 366, (5), 3 volumes reliés.

Original French edition published simultaneously with the edition in 4, from the same publisher. It is illustrated with a folded frontispiece, a large folding map of Cape Town and 15 plates, some of which are folding.
Binding in full Rooted brown contemporary sheepskin. Back with nerves [...]

1 800 €

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First edition

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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Signed book

Alain COLAS

Un tour du monde pour une victoire

Arthaud , Paris 1975, 15x20cm, broché.

New illustrated edition of color photographs.
Nice copy.
Autograph signed by Alain Colas to a friend named Remy.

80 €

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First edition

Jacques ARAGO

Souvenirs d'un aveugle, voyage autour du monde

Hortet et Ozanne, Paris 1839, In-8 (15,5x23,5cm), 400pp. et 423pp. et 399pp. et 451pp., 4 volumes reliés.

Reworked edition and really new, it was described incorrectly as a new edition, it is ultimately a revised edition and better than those that preceded it, plus illustrations. 60 lithographic plates according to the drawings of Jacques Arago.
Binding half black shagreen vintage. Back with nerves [...]

1 000 €

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François d'Aubusson duc de LA FEUILLADE

Journal de l'expédition de monsieur de la Feuillade pour le secours de Candi

chez Jean Thioly, à Lyon 1669, in-12 (8,3x14,1cm), (8) 198pp. (2), relié.

Rare first edition.

It is stipulated that this diary was written by one of the 500 volunteers who composed the expedition commanded by François d'Aubusson, duke of La Feuillade, in order to help the republic of Venice to contain the assault of the Turks against the Crete . This expedition [...]

1 500 €

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First edition

Baron de HUBNER

Promenade autour du monde

Librairie Hachette, Paris 1877, In-4 (27x34,5cm), 679pp., relié.

Mention fifth edition, illustrated with 316 woodcuts including many inset.
Editor Cartooning. Half red shagreen. Back richly adorned with a bouquet of flowers, various large irons and special wheels. boards very decorated with a golden central plate with an eagle and a motto: E pluribus unum. [...]

500 €

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First edition

Edouard CHARTON & COLLECTIF

Le tour du monde. Nouveau journal des voyages. Premier semestre 1861 jusqu'au second semestre 1870, ...

Hachette & Cie, Paris 1861-1870 & 1872-1878, 22x31cm, 34 volumes reliés.

First edition.
Bindings in half tawny calf, back with five nerves adorned with gilded nets, title and year pieces of red and green morocco, plates of marbled paper, guards and contreplats of handmade paper, all gilded edges, bindings of the time.
Reds, the first volume (First half of 1861) [...]

1 700 €

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