Sale 16BP02 | Lot 28

FLACOURT, ETIENNE de Histoire de la Grande Isle Madagascar...

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs
FLACOURT, ETIENNE de  Histoire de la Grande Isle Madagascar...

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Lot 28
FLACOURT, ETIENNE de Histoire de la Grande Isle Madagascar...
Paris: Nicolas Oudot ... Clouvzier, 1661. Second edition. Two parts in one, contemporary vellum lettered in manuscript on the spine. 8 7/8 x 6 1/2 inches (23 x 17 cm); with 15 plates and maps (most folding), 471 pp. Title detached and with an old dampstain, Explorers Club bookplate to pastedown, blindstamps, worn with repaired tears into a few maps and one text leaf, one plate with more extensive repair, thumb-soiling to the binding.
Etienne de Flacourt was named the French governor of Madagascar in 1648 where he restored control of the island after previous soldiers had mutinied. The interesting plates depict the island's natives.


C The Explorers Club Collection

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $812 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $812 (includes buyer's premium)

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