Sale 16BP02 | Lot 7

BELLIN, JACQUES NICOLAS Déscription géographique de la Guyane, contenant les possessions et les etablissemens des Francois, des Espagnols, des Portugais, des Hollandois dans ces vastes pays... Le climat, les productions de la terre et des animaux...

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs
BELLIN, JACQUES NICOLAS  Déscription géographique de la Guyane, contenant les possessions et les etablissemens des Francois, des Espagnols, des Portugais, des Hollandois dans ces vastes pays... Le climat, les productions de la terre et des animaux...

Lot Details

Lot 7

Paris: Didot, 1763. 19th century half red morocco, covers paste paper over boards, speckled edges. 10 1/4 x 8 inches (26 x 20 cm); Printed title, engraved title, iii-xiv, 294, [2] pp., with 20 maps (8 folding) and 10 plates. Joints worn, front hinge separated, printed title soiled and one corner with a restored loss, some finger-soiling to first few leaves, three maps with pale staining, several of the folding maps with Explorers Club blindstamps. With the Museum of the American Indian and The Explorers Club bookplates.
A fine account of Guiana and the surrounding region, with discussion of the flora and fauna, indigenous peoples, and geography, especially the major rivers. Among the maps is the town of Paramaribo and the colony of Surinam, and the course of the Orinoco.


C The Explorers Club Collection

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
Sold for $937 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
Sold for $937 (includes buyer's premium)

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