Après de Mannevillette, Jean-Baptiste Nicolas Denis d'
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- Routier des côtes des Indes Orientales et de la Chine. Paris: Ch. J. B. Delespine, 1745
- Printed Book
FIRST EDITION, 4to (252 x 190mm.), engraved vignette, engraved plate (Isle du Roy), woodcut head- and tailpieces, brown calf, spine tooled in gilt with raised bands and label, repairs to title, slight indentations to centre of text block, scattered staining (some being dampstains), minor repairs to binding, joints slightly cracked
"Après de Mannevillette, author of the famous Neptune oriental, was a French naval officer, hydrographer and inspector of the French East India Company" (Löwendahl).