[Augustin Pierre Damiens de Gomicourt] - L'homme en Hollande, ou Le français-observateur: correspondances sur l'état présent - 1781

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[Augustin Pierre Damiens de Gomicourt] - L'homme en Hollande, ou Le français-observateur: correspondances sur l'état présent - 1781
Travels - Quantity: 3 - Book

First edition, illustrated with a lovely fold-out map of Holland "Pour Servir de Guide aux Voyageurs", drawn up and engraved by A.M. de la Rue + 1 out of text portrait engraving of William I, prince of Orange + 1 out of text plate.

Very rare work attributed to the man of letters and journalist Augustin-Pierre Damiens de Gomicourt (1723-1790), in which he sets out to describe and comment on the state of Holland (United Provinces) in the 18th century through 33 letters.



[Augustin Pierre Damiens de Gomicourt]

L'homme en Hollande, ou Le français-observateur: correspondances sur l'état présent de la République des Provinces Unies. Avec des notes historiques critiques, politiques ornées de Cartes géographiques de plans et de Figures.

A la Haye, 1781.

432pp. (first volume and last announced on the title page)

Duodecimo (10 x 16.5 cm).

Period tawny half sheepskin binding. Smooth spine adorned with a red leather title label.

A lovely fold-out map of Holland "Pour Servir de Guide aux Voyageurs", drawn up and engraved by A.M. de la Rue + 1 out of text portrait engraving of William I, prince of Orange + 1 out of text plate.

Sound binding. Signs of wear, rubbed spine, levelled crowns, erased title label. Fresh inside except for the title page which has some foxing and light water stains.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
3
Subject
Travels
Author/ Illustrator
[Augustin Pierre Damiens de Gomicourt]
Book Title
L'homme en Hollande, ou Le français-observateur: correspondances sur l'état présent
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1781
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Number of pages
432
Dimensions
16.5×10 cm
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