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FER, Nicolas de. (1646-1720)

Introduction a la Geographie Avec une Description Historique Sur toutes les parties de la Terre ... Seconde Edition. Augmentée des Longitudes et Latitudes des Principales Villes. Suivant des dernieres observations. Paris: Chez l'Auteur. 1717.

Second Edition. 8vo. (19 x 12 cm). Contemporary calf. pp.engraved title+197+table[vii]+catalogue[ii]. Contemporary calf, spine with raised bands, gilt in compartments. With engraved title page with a world map showing California as an island. The 6 folding plates include a double hemisphere world map with vignette portraits of famous explorers and maps of Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas, and an engraved folding plate depicting 3 globes. All maps dated 1717. Boards warped, upper joint cracked but holding firm, corners and head rubbed, tears without loss to 3 of the maps.

First edition pulished in 1716.

Price £ 850.00
Stock Code 35445
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