Nouveau Voyage aux Isles de l'Amerique, contenant l'Histoire naturelle de ces Pays, l'Origine, les Moeurs, la Religion & la Gouvernement des Habitans anciens & moderne. Nouvelle Edition...enrichie des Figures en Taille-douce. Tome Sixieme (seul).

Paris, Theodore Le Gras, 1742. Small 8vo. Contemporary full calf. Spine and covers worn. From the library of Count A.G. Moltke with his large gilt coat of arms on both covers. (4),502 pp. Large fold. engraved plate (plan du Connvent artinique), 1 fold. Plan du Port, du Fort et du Bourg Grenade. plan du Fort, Grenade, 2 maps (L'isle de saint Christophle, L'isle de la Barbade, 1 folded plate showing natives preparing tobacco leaves, 5 botanical plates (2 with cacao), 3 zoological plates. Internally fine, some light yellowing to margins.

This volume describes the isles Martinique, Guadeloupe, Barbade (Barbados) and Grenade (Grenada).
"A very pleasant and instructive work in many respects"(Chalmers) - "The most copious that we possess on the Antilles; very full on the Natural history and productions of the islands." (Sabin: 38412).

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DKK 1.800,00