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Auction: Veiling 14 maart 2020
was auctioned on: 14 March 2020
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A New Collection of Voyages and Travels to Several Parts of the World, particularly to Asia and Africa

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Estimate: €800 - €1,200
ca. US$897 - US$1,346
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 903, Views: 10

GREEN, John e.a.
London
for Thomas Astley
1747-1754
4 vol. in-4to, each volume with a front. Volume 1: covers the period 1418-1721. With 8 folding maps of the Western and Eastern coast of Africa, the adjacent islands, the coasts of Arabia ad Persia (one map with repaired tear and lower margin of 5 of them cut bit short, but outside the maps), 15 full-page engravings including plans of the islands of Tenerife, Madeira, Cape de Verde, St Vincent and Ormuz. Volume 2: covers the period 1637-1735. With 73 engravings, including 17 folding maps and plans of rivers and islands, charts of the Western Coast of Africa and 57 full-page engravings of animals, birds, fish and the Negro populations. Volume 3: covers travels to Africa between 1660 and 1700. Contains also a part on China. With 58 plates including 17 folding maps and plates. Volume 4: on Asia. With 73 engravings, including 6 folding maps and engravings. At the end you will find the 22- page general Index to all 4 volumes. Contemporary full calf bindings, gilt filets, hinges weak, spines worn, boards rubbed

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Auctions Van de Wiele
Title: Veiling 14 maart 2020
Date of the auction: 14 Mar 2020
Address: Auctions Van de Wiele
Groeninge 34
8000 Brugge
Belgium
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