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La Decouverte de L'Amerique

by CAMPE, [Joachim Heinrich]

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1798. CAMPE, [Joachim Heinrich]. La Decouverte de L'Amerique, pour L'Instruction & L'Amusement des Jeunes Gens. Par M. Campe. Geneva: G.J. Manget, 1798. 3rd ed. xxiv,323;309;288pp. Folding map. Orig. full calf rebacked in period style, spines gilt, black morocco spine labels. Calf worn, minor scraping, light scattered foxing, lacks most of the map in Volume Three, else a very good set. A children's history of the discovery of America, translated from the original German. Sabin 10295. .
  • Bookseller: George S. MacManus Company US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 63699
  • Title: La Decouverte de L'Amerique
  • Author: CAMPE, [Joachim Heinrich]
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Date published: 1798


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having had the material covering the spine replaced. The practice of rebacking is relatively common as the spine of a book of...[more]
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