Abate Prevost - Histoire generale des voyages (Tomes I - V) - 1746/1748

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Abate Prevost - Histoire generale des voyages (Tomes I - V) - 1746/1748
Travels - Quantity: 5 - tipped in plates

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.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
5
Subject
Travels
Author/ Illustrator
Abate Prevost
Book Title
Histoire generale des voyages (Tomes I - V)
Condition
Fine
Publication year oldest item
1746
Publication year youngest item
1748
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Didot
Binding/ Material
Vellum
Extras
tipped in plates
Number of pages
3124
Dimensions
27×22 cm
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