Sale 16BP02 | Lot 9

BERNOULLI, JEAN Description historique et géographique de l'Inde

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs
BERNOULLI, JEAN  Description historique et géographique de land#39;Inde

Lot Details

Lot 9

. Berlin: Chretien Sigismond Spener, [1786-1789]. First edition. Three volumes, early calf (worn, boards loose). 10 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches (27.5 x 21.5); with 70 plates and maps (many folding, a few in volume III with hand-coloring), xxxvi, [4], 516; XVI, lxvi, [2], 259, [10], 260-598; [x], LXXXIV, 256, [12], 240, 16 pp. Explorers Club bookplate to pastedown of volume II and another laid-in, and blindstamps to titles and occasionally throughout, ink numerals to an initial leaf in each volume, generally quite clean, the boards detached and bindings defective.
A good copy of an ambitious work completing and translating Tieffenthaler's La geographie de l'Indoustan, Anquetil Du Perron's Des recherches historiques ... du cours du Gange & du Gagra, and Rennell's La carte generale de l'Inde.


C The Explorers Club Collection

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Sold for $687 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Sold for $687 (includes buyer's premium)

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