LOT 763

[Great Britain. De Baert-Duholant] Tableau de la Grande-Bretagne, de l'Irlande,

et des possessions Angloises dans les quatre parties du monde [by Charles Alexandre Balthazar François de Paule de Baert-Duholant]. Paris, H.J. Jansen, l'an 8me [= 1799-1800], 4 vols., with the following engravings: 5 (large) folding maps of England, Scotland, Ireland, Gibraltar and India, 4 folding plates incl. a fine view of Gibraltar and a lovely plate with boxers and 2 portraits (stipple engravings), 14 (large) folding letterpress tables, many tables in the text, contemporary uniform gilt halfcalf.

Page 103-104 of vol. 4 lacks blank lower corner. Leather sl. rubbed and bumped on corners; 2 joints torn in, 1 spine cap damaged. Good set. The attractive maps have royal leaf sizes: 49 x 41 cm. (England), 42 x 35 cm. (Ireland), 48 x 28.5 cm. (Scotland), 20 x 59 cm. (Gibraltar) and 39 x 43 cm. (India). "Baert-Duholant [1751-1825] a publié plusieurs ouvrages, fruits des notes réunies dans ses voyages ; le plus important est le Tableau de la Grande-Bretagne." (total 4)

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