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02 Mar 2017 16:30 GMT

Le Vaillant (François)


par le Cap de Bonne-Éspérance, Dans les Anées 1780,81,82,83,84 et 85

Published: Mourer, Hignou & Comp. imprimeurs, Lausanne, 1790

Edition: New edition

Reserve: $200


Estimate: $300/400

Bidding opens: 2 Mar 16:30 GMT

Bidding closes: 9 Mar 16:30 GMT

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Nouvelle edition. 2 volumes – volume 1 xxiv, 271: volume 2 296 pages, engraved frontispiece in volume I, 11 engraved plates - 2 folding including the view of Table Bay, mottled calf binding, red title labels gilt on the spine, rebacked, new end papers, a very good set.

A South African Bibliography volume 3 page 103. Only 2 sets are listed - both as 2 volumes in one.

Book plate of Edna and Frank Bradlow on the front paste down end paper.

Ogilvie No. 6. No half titles and no list of plates. Volume II includes the plate la Hottentote which was later suppressed.

  • Overall Condition: A Very Good Set
  • Size: 8vo (200 x130mm)

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