LOT 1512

Tableau de l'Univers en général, et de la France en particulier

Où se trouvent la description de chaque pays, leur religion, leur gouvernement, leur commerce, leurs procuctions, leurs monnoies évaluées à celles de France, & les routes qui conduisent aux villes principales. Paris, Leclerc, 1768, 4 vols., 18,423(=417); (2),425-822; XIII,(1),477,(3); (2)376(=374) p., with 2 frontispieces, 15 folding engraved maps and 1 other folding plate, contemporary uniform polished calf leather.

Each volume with library stamp on recto and verso of title and (remains of) label on inside front cover; leather on spine ends sl. worn/torn. Rare account of the situation in the various countries of the world in the second half of the eighteenth century, no copies in Picarta. Contains maps of Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, France (2x), Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Scandinavia, Great Britain and Turkey.

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