Sale 17BP02 | Lot 56

ROBERTSON, WILLIAM L'Histoire de l'Amerique.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

Lot Details

Lot 56
ROBERTSON, WILLIAM LHistoire de lAmerique. Paris: Panckoucke, 1778. First translated edition in quarto. Two volumes. Conte...
Paris: Panckoucke, 1778. First translated edition in quarto. Two volumes. Contemporary mottled calf, the spines tooled and lettered in gilt with raised bands, gilt turn-ins, all edges stained red. 10 x 7 1/4 inches (25.5 x 19); with four folding maps and one folding plate, [2] leaves, xx, 540; [2] leaves, 553, [2] pp. A fine copy overall with minimal spotting, rubbing and small losses to spines and lettering labels and occasionally elsewhere, neat contemporary manuscript notation to final endleaf and small repair to final pastedown.
An early French edition of Robertson, published during the American Revolution. Sabin 71991.


Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $500 (includes buyer's premium)

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