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Encyclopedie Des Voyages, Contenant l'Abrege Historique Des Moeurs, Usages, Habitudes Domestiques, Religio,… by  M. J.[Jacques] Grasset-Saint-Sauveur - First Edition  - from Lloyd Zimmer, Books and Maps (SKU: 034697)

Encyclopedie Des Voyages, Contenant l'Abrege Historique Des Moeurs, Usages, Habitudes Domestiques, Religio, Fetes, Supplices, Funerailles, Sciences, Arts, Commerce De Tous Les Peuples. (Incomplete Set Including Programme and 36 Sections with 109 plates)

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Encyclopedie Des Voyages, Contenant l'Abrege Historique Des Moeurs, Usages, Habitudes Domestiques, Religio, Fetes, Supplices, Funerailles, Sciences, Arts, Commerce De Tous Les Peuples. (Incomplete Set Including Programme and 36 Sections with 109 plates)

by Grasset-Saint-Sauveur, M. J.[Jacques]

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[Bordeaux]: Printed for the Author. First Edition . Full Leather. Good/No Dust Jacket. sm 4to. No stated date of publication, though circa 1795-1796. This is a single bound volume containing a "Programme et Plan de L'Ouvrage" which is four pages, along with 36 sections and including 109 tissue guarded, hand colored engraved plates. About midway through this volume, just followig the section on Guyane, is one title page for the "Encyclopedie..." There is no publisher's imprint, rather, the program, title page, and beginning of each section title page state "Se trouve chez les principaux Libraires de la Republique." The included sections are as follows: Moeurs, Loix et Costumes Des... Sauvages Du Canada (title page, eight pages, plus six plates); Hottentots, Namaquas, et Caffres, Sauvages de la Terre Denatal (title page, eight pages plus four plates); Caffres de la Terre de Natal (three pages plus two plates); Sauvages de la Nouvelle Zelande (title page, nine pages plus four plates); Sauvages de la Baye D'Hudson (six pages plus two plates); Habitans de la Cote des Esclaves (title page, fourteen pages plush six plates); Mexique (eighteen pages plus five plates); L'Isle de Patma ou Pathmos (four pages plus two plates); Habitans de L'Isle de Lemnos ou Stalimene (four pages plus one plate); L'Isle de Thera ou Santorin (five pages plus two plates); Habitans de L'Isle de Candie (seven pages plus two plates); Habitans de Siphanto (two pages plus two plates); Hbitans de L'Isle de Tinne ou Tenos (three pages plus two plates); Patagons (seven pages, plus three plates); Habitans de la Terre de Feu (six pages plus three plates); Habitans de L'Isle D'Oonolaska (five pages plus two plates); Habitans des Isles des Amis (six pages plus two plates); Habitans de la Laponie (six pages plus two plates); Habitans des Isles Sandwick (fifteen pages plus six plates); Amazones Anciennes et Modernes (eight pages plus three plates); Habitans de la Guyane (eight pages plus three plates); Kamtschatka et de Kamtschadale (ten plates plus six plates); D'Otahiti ou Taiti (eighteen pages plus six plates); Samoyedes (eight pages plus two plates); Ostiacks (eight pages, plus two plates); L'Isle de Paques (five pages plus two plates); Tunguses (ten pages plus two plates); Karardiniens, ou Circassiens (six pages plus two plates); Stcheremisses (four pages plus two plates); Catalans (four pages with two plates); Du Royaume de Leon (four pages plus two plates); Arragonois (four pages plus two plates); Habitans de Congo (sixteen pages plus six plates); Tartares de Cazan (six pages plus two plates); Tartares de Tobolske (two pages plus two plates); & Habitans de L'Ingrie (six pages plus two plates). Near contemporary leather covers with raised bands and spine label. Marbled end leaves. Covers are heavily rubbed and somewhat worn. Spine label is chipped and mostly lacking. Top cover is loosening, though remains attached. Small older library sticker at upper spine corner of top cover. There is also an institutional book plate on the front paste down, and an inked number on the blank verso of the first section title page. NO other institutional markings. Smudges, some spotting, and a few minor moisture stains. Moisture stains are seen along the fore edge of the last 15 leaves entering only the margins and not affecting plates or text. Lovely plates with vibrant color.

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book dealer
Lloyd Zimmer, Books and Maps US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
034697
Title
Encyclopedie Des Voyages, Contenant l'Abrege Historique Des Moeurs, Usages, Habitudes Domestiques, Religio, Fetes, Supplices, Funerailles, Sciences, Arts, Commerce De Tous Les Peuples. (Incomplete Set Including Programme and 36 Sections with 109 plates)
Author
Grasset-Saint-Sauveur, M. J.[Jacques]
Format/binding
Full Leather
Book condition
second hand - Good
Jacket condition
No Dust Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed for the Author
Place of Publication
[Bordeaux]
Bookseller catalogs
American Indians; Africa; Mexico;
Size
sm 4to

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About Lloyd Zimmer, Books and Maps

With more than 25 years of experience buying and selling out-of-print, collectible, and rare books, maps, and ephemera, I am now doing business from my home at 60 Poplar Heights Rd.; Chanute, KS 66720; U.S.A. by appointment only. I offer a selection of more than 5000 books of all genre, as well as more than 1000 maps ranging from 15th century to early 20th. All inventory is hand selected and believed to be of significance for the collector, the reader, the historian or the general book lover. Historically, I have specialized in Kansas and regional history, but also maintain quality collections of Natural History, Theology, Americana, Railroad, Travel and Exploration, Medicine, Art, and Psychology, Neurology, and Psychiatry. Fine bindings, plate books, signed and inscribed items are an important part of my collections. Smaller, though intriguing collections of other genre are also a part of my holdings. Appraisal, consultation, and collection development services are available. Please come and browse, talk books, and have a cup of coffee in a relaxed and book friendly environment. But for the convenience of both of us, please email or call first. Trade terms available and dealers are welcome.

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