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Histoire Generale des Voyages, Volume 14


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Volume 14 of Prevost d'Exile's influential Histoire Generale des Voyages, devoted to the eastern seaboard of North America and parts of South America (Brazil, the Guyanas, and Argentina). In addition to 9 plates depicting people, costumes, customs, and sights of the Americas (including a wonderful view of Niagara Falls), the volume includes 19 maps and plans by Bellin: La Plata River, Buenos Aires, Brazil (3 maps), San Salvador, Guyana, Virginia, New England, Boston, Carolinas and Georgia, Florida and Louisiana, Acadia and Isle Royale, Hudson Bay, St. Laurence River (2 maps), Quebec City, Great Lakes, and New Orleans.
Item Number: B069
Cartographer: Prevost d'Exiles / Bellin
Place & Date: Paris / 1757
Size: 7 5/8" x 9 5/8"
Condition: original gold-tooled leather binding, worn, with some splitting along spine, but intact; overall age-toning and some spotting throughout, but otherwise a beautifully preserved exemplar
Price: SOLD