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SA Auction #101 begins on 25 Aug 2022

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Jean-Baptiste AMABLE RIGAUD (pseud. Charles de Ribelle, Celine d'Ornans)

Voyages a travers le monde et l'industrie des nations (1863; 1st Edition; Coloured version)

With 16 Coloured lithographed plates (the tinted lithographs being finely coloured by hand). Sought after copy.

Published: Amable Rigaud, Paris, no date (1863)

Edition: First Edition

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Travel through the world and the industry of nations. The last section concerns Oceania and Australia. The chapters in the section on the Americas include sugar cane, cotton, Mexico, California, Panama, Araucania, Guayana, Brasil, Peru, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile and Patagonia. The scarce coloured version, the tinted lithographs being finely coloured by hand (less scarce edition of this work has a black & white engravings). Not in Ferguson.

Brown cloth with fine morocco spine gilt-decorated in compartments. All page edges gilt. Silk endpapers; Collation complete - 292 pages, including 16 coloured lithographed plates; Text in French; The binding is tight and firm, a bit scuffed. Corners bumped. Text block/pages in very good condition, with scattered foxing, some age-toning and a bit of wetting. Color lithographed engravings are in excellent condition, being finely coloured by hand.

  • Binding Condition: Very Good -
  • Overall Condition: Very Good -
  • Size: 28 x 19 cm
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