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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, invoking [...]

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 [...]

900 €

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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 [...]

1 200 €

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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

John BARROW

Histoire chronologique des voyages vers le pole arctique, entrepris pour découvrir un passage ...

Librairie de Gide fils, Paris 1819, In-8 (13,5x20,5cm), (4) 357pp. et (4) 336pp., 2 volumes reliés.

First french edition
Bindings half glazed glossy havana contemporary. Smooth backs decorated with wheels and jewels. Pieces and tomato pieces of chocolate glazed veal. Headdress of the torn volume 1 (it is inside the volume). Split upper joint. Grip of volume 2 very narrowly split at the head [...]

450 €

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Jean-François LAHARPE

Abrégé de l'histoire générale des voyages

Chez Ledoux et Tenré, A Paris 1816, In-8 (12,5x20,5cm), 24 volumes reliés.

New edition, without the folio atlas of 15 boards.
Bindings half blond sheepskin contemporary. Smooth back nicely adorned with anchor and ship irons, wheels and ornaments. Title pieces in red morocco, pieces of tomaison in morocco green. Little lack in the tail of Volume I and at the head of [...]

1 800 €

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Jean-François LAHARPE

Abrégé de l'histoire générale des voyages

Ménard et Desenne, fils, Paris 1825, In-18 (10x17cm), 30 volumes reliés.

New illustrated edition of a frontispiece by Deveria and 60 figures of Adam engraved by various engravers, Fessard ...
Bindings half fawn sheepskin contemporary. Smooth back decorated with 4 irons helmet and sword, 3 different wheels instead of nerves. Title pieces in red morocco, and tomaison [...]

900 €

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