LOT 1403
SOLD €320,00

[Suriname]. (Colonisation of Suriname by Europeans, by A. Halberstadt).

(Leiden, the author, 1871), (2),130,(2)p., with 96 (of 99) illustrations after P.J. Benoit on 48 (of 49) lithogr. plates, original sides with new cloth spine, folio.

Preface should count 16 pages, this copy only contains the French title. Plate 11 (with illustrations 20-22) missing, plates foxed in places. Sold with all faults. The wonderful plates were originally made for Benoit's "Voyage à Surinam" (Brussels, 1839). Contains splendid panoramas of Braamspunt, the forts Leiden and Amsterdam, plantation Jagtlust, Paramaribo, etc. and various plates of plants, native people, and of course slaves.

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