"Nouveau Voyage autour du Monde", Dampier, William (Capt.)
Subject: Travel and Exploration
Period: 1715 (published)
Color: Black & White
4 x 6.5 inches
10.2 x 16.5 cm
Two engraved frontispieces, seven maps including a double hemisphere world with the Island of California, a map of the isthmus of Panama, two thematic charts illustrating the tradewinds and ocean currents and a nice map of Mexico and the Caribbean. Also includes ten engravings including a very nice wind compass. Two volumes, 408+396+tables. Original calf with raised bands and gilt decoration on spine, marble paper endpapers.
Bindings bumped and chipped with some minor cracking on spines. Contents remarkably good condition with only a tiny bit of foxing to a few leaves. Overall very good condition.