By the Abbot Prevost, modern half parchment binding, red Moroccan leather label with title and number of volume, gold upper edge, marbled endpaper, size: 27 x 22 cm, printed in Paris by Didot, with approval and the privilege of the King, between 1746 and 1748.
The volumes are in perfect condition, never opened, below the topics covered, the number of pages and the plates present:
Volume I: Portuguese and English voyages to Africa and the East Indies, 563 + 16 + 14 pages, beautiful frontispiece with portrait of Abbot Prevost, 17 plates.
Volume II: English voyages to the East Indies and islands, west coast of Africa from White Cape to Sierra Leone, 654 + 8 pages, 41 plates.
Volume III: West Coast of Africa, Gambia Riviera, Sierra Leone, Cape Lope Consalvo, Description Guinea, 638 + 8 pages, 33 plates.
Volume IV: Rio Volga, Guinea, Benin, Congo, Angola, Bengal and neighbouring countries, 648 + 8 pages, 31 plates.
Volume V: Description of the kingdoms of Angola, Congo, Bengal and neighbouring countries, Cape Good Hope and Journey to China, 564 + 8 pages, 50 plates.
The photos are an integral part of the lot, which will be shipped with the utmost care and with tracking number.
- Number of Books
- Author/ Illustrator
- Abate Prevost
- Book Title
- Histoire generale des voyages (Tomes I - V)
- Publication year oldest item
- Publication year youngest item
- Illustrated Edition
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- tipped in plates
- Number of pages
- 27×22 cm