Lot 425: 2 Books: ALLGEMEINE HISTOIRE... Vol XII. 1754.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Travel/Latin America] 2 Titles. ++ ALLGEMEINE HISTOIRE DER REISEN ZU WASSER UND ZU LANDE; ODER SAMMLUNG ALLER REISEBESCHREIBUNGEN...Vol XII only (of 21). Leipzig: Arkstee und Merkus, 1754. , 740, index  pp. Lacking several plates, plate 2 separated. Folding maps have edgewear. Some minor dampstains, slight foxing. Front hinge fully cracked. Contemp leather rubbed/chipped, noticeable on spine. Leather missing on half of rear cover. Sabin 913. ++ (VOYAGE IN SEARCH OF LA PEROUSE.) Vol II only (of 2). Lacking title leaf and 1 other preliminary. Text begins on 1st page of table of contents, or p. Title appears at top of 1st text page. (Ads are for books published by John Stockdale.) [Lon: 1800, as determined by page number on last text page. Sabin 38422.] -344, App 105, , ads  pp. 28 plates. Diced calf. Front cover separated, rear cover insecure, unsuccessful tape repair to joints, hinges glued. Toning, foxing.