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Labat ( Père Jean-Baptiste)


Published: Chez Guillaume Saugrain, A Paris, 1730

Edition: First Edition

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Isles voisines, et à Cayenne, fait en 1725, 1726 et 1727, contenant une description très exacte & très étendue de ces païs, & du commerce qui s'y fait, enrichi d'un grand nombre de cartes et de figures en tailles douces.

First edition: vol 1 xxiv, 381 pages, vol 2 [v], 364 pages, vol 3 [2] 350 pages, vol 4 [3 ] 345 – 681 [36 ] index, added engraved title page in volume 1, 6 folding maps and 2 folding plans, 20 engraved plates, marbled end papers, full contemporary calf tiled gilt on black spine labels with gilt decoration on the spines, page edges dyed red, a very good set.

Jean-Baptiste Labat(sometimes called, simply,Père Labat) (1663 – 6 January 1738) was a French clergyman,botanist, writer, explorer, ethnographer, soldier, engineer, and landowner

  • Overall Condition: A Very Good Set
  • Size: 12mo (170 x110mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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  • Country: South Africa
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