LOT 1432
SOLD €600,00

[Suriname] Reize naar Surinamen, en door de binnenste gedeelten van Guiana;

door den Capitain John Gabriël Stedman. Naar het Engelsch. Amsterdam, J. Allart, 1799-1800, 4 vols. with 42 engraved plates, incl. folding maps of Guyana, Suriname and a part of French Guiana, and a folding engraved profile of Paramaribo, contemporary, almost but not quite uniform half-leather, spines richly gilt with 2 contrasting title labels, casings marbled with tree motif.

Vol. 4 has a damaged leaf T4 (p.295-296) and a repaired tear in the map; 3rd vol. without French title, but is the only one with a "Bericht voor den binder". Overall a finely bound, good copy (with all plates according to the binder's index of Google's digitized copy), from the library of Nic. A. van der Leeuw, with his ex-libris by Dick van Luijn in all vols.. First Dutch edition of: Narrative of a five years' expedition, against the revolted negroes of Surinam, in Guiana, on the wild coast of South America, from the year 1772 to 1777 (London, 1796). About the author and his publications:ël_Stedman

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