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Image for VOLUME II. ONLY - Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca: Or, A Compleat Collection Of Voyages and Travels: Consisting of above Four Hundred of the most Authentick Writers; Beginning with Hackluit, Purchass, &c. in English; Ramusio in Italian...

VOLUME II. ONLY - Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca: Or, A Compleat Collection Of Voyages and Travels: Consisting of above Four Hundred of the most Authentick Writers; Beginning with Hackluit, Purchass, &c. in English; Ramusio in Italian...

By: HARRIS, John .1667?-1719.

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London : Printed for Thomas Bennet, at the Half-Moon, in St. Paul's church-yard; John Nicholson, at the King's arms, in Little Britain; and Daniel Midwinter, at the Rose and Crown, in St. Paul's Church-yard. MDCCV. [1705] . 0:

Seller ID: 43536


A very good half leather binding. Folio. 15.5" x 10.0" x 3.0". (39.3cm x 25.4cm x 7.3cm). [6pp.]/pp.928/pp.56/[12pp. - Index] . Modern brown calf spine and corners over marbled boards. Spine with 5 raised bands and original plum leather title label: "Harris's Collection Of Voyages & Travels". Marbled endpapers. Modern free-endpaper (handmade paper). Clean text and illustrations throughout, just the odd small mark or blemish. Illustrated with a couple of line drawings within the text, together with 11 pages of engravings (one folding): "Capt. Knox & Ribero's History of Ceilon"; "The Plane Of Th... View more info

Image for A Compleat History Of The Empire of China: Being the Observations of above Ten Years Travels through that Country: Containing Memoirs and Remarks... Written by the learned Lewis Le Comte, Jesuit .

A Compleat History Of The Empire of China: Being the Observations of above Ten Years Travels through that Country: Containing Memoirs and Remarks... Written by the learned Lewis Le Comte, Jesuit .

By: LE COMTE, Lewis (Louis Daniel Lecomte 1655-1728) .

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London : printed for James Hodges, at the Looking Glass, on London-Bridge, MDCCXXXIX. [1739]. 0:

Seller ID: 43644


The Second Edition carefully corrected." A very good full leather binding (probably 19th century). 8vo. 7.75" x 5.0" x 1.5" . [8pp.]/pp.536 + 4 engravings (2 folding) and table (folding). Polished brown calf binding. Edges rubbed and bumped. Spine with 3 raised bands and contrasting leather title and author labels. Top and tail of spine carefully strengthened. Brown staining to grey endpapers. Title-page in red & black. Well illustrated with an engraved frontispiece of Confucius by; "W. H. Toms Sculpt." Fold-out engraving of "The Throne of the Emperour of China..."; Fold-out engraving of: "Th... View more info