LOT 370

Ceremonies et Coutumes Religieuses des Peuples Idolatres,

Répresentées par des figures dessinées de la main de Bernard Picart. Vol. I. First and second part [= part VI of the reprint of the first edition from 1723 with improvements]. Amsterdam, J.F. Bernard, 1735. Folio, leather, title on spine, half title: Ceremonies et Coutumes Religieuses de tous les Peuples du Monde. Title in red and black with vignette by B. Picart. 1722. 139,(1),(2),196,(2) pp.

Complete with 45 plates in copper engraving, of which 11 after De Bry. Binding with traces of use. Text in very good condition and copper engravings in strong prints. The complete work was published in 9 volumes between 1723 and 1743, followed by several reprints from 1741 in 7 volumes. These publications are seldom found complete. This is volume 6 of the first printing in second edition from 1735. It discusses the religions of the American and Indian peoples.

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