Un nouveau, complet et universel collection de. VOYAGES & voyages Portlock 1794
A New, complete and universal collection of authentic and entertaining voyages and travels to all parts of the world: containing (among other voyages and travels undertaken for discovery, conquest, settlement, or the opening of trade) complete narratives of the following most important journals... And including a new, authentic, entertaining, instructive, full, and complete historical account of the whole of Captain Cook's first, second, third and last voyages... / the whole compiled from the original journals of the respective voyagers, and now published under the immediate direction of George William Anderson, Esq; revised, corrected and improved, by William Henry Portlock, Esq. London : Printed for Alex Hogg;  (taken from frontis). Remarkably mostly complete with 86 of 90 plates and maps. Lacking title page and folding map.
Portlock's new collection of voyages and travels... "Directions to the binder" p. Four page list of subscribers at rear. This is a folio (15" tall x 9.5" wide) printed in double columns.
It is solidly bound in full leather and has been professionally rebacked with 6 raised bands to spine and "Voyages and Travels" in gilt on spine. The covers are marbled leather with edges and corners repaired and supplemented. The text and plates are mostly clean, with some mild foxing/staining scattered throughout. A few taped repairs to first pages of Preface.
Bookplate of "Swanson Training College" to front pastedown. A very good and rare copy. Cet item est dans la catégorie "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". Le vendeur est "jremington1" et est localisé dans ce pays: US.
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