LOT 803

Travels to Africa and Asia (4 volumes)

A new [general] collection of voyages and travels to several parts of the world: Particularly to Asia and Africa. Illustrated not only with charts and maps but likewise with variety of plans and prospects of coasts, harbours and cities, bisides cuts representing animals, vegetables, the persons and habits of the people and other curiosities. In four volumes [Vol. I, II and III in second edition. Vol. IV in first ed.]. John Green (ed.). London, Thomas Astley, 1747-54.

4 volumes, 4to, uniformly bound, leather, 4x frontispiece, 4x title page, ± 2750 pp. with 227 images and maps in copper engraving; partly folding. Maps in vol. I bound at the end. 4x bookplate. Front boards tender, spines damaged, boards with traces of use, various pp. with mild browning, else a good and complete set with extensive travel account by several authors (Roberts, Atkins, Smith et al.) and edited by John Green.

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