LOT 1072
SOLD €400,00

Nederlandsche reizen, tot bevordering van den koophandel,

na de meest afgelegene gewesten des aardkloots. Doormengd met vreemde lotgevallen, en menigvuldige gevaaren, die de Nederlandsche reizigers hebben doorgestaan. Amsterdam/Harlingen, Petrus Conradi/ V. van der Plaats, 1784-1785. 9 (of 14) parts in 3 (of 7) vols. 26 engraved plates, mostly folding, depicting travels of the VOC to the east, showing the burning of the dead on Bali, a view on Goa, natives of New Zealand, Bontekoe on Mascariñas, Canton, the Great Wall of China, whaling in Japan, and many others. Half calf, marbled paper over boards, large 8vo.

Bindings worn, all vols. somewhat soiled, vol. 1 lacking head of spine (added), all with preliminary pp. and plates with small stamp, plate of Ternate with large tear and one plate lacking right folding edge. Rare collection of beautifull engravings on the Dutch VOC travels around the world. (total 3)

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