Auction 99, Lot 620

"Nouveau Voyage autour du Monde", Dampier, William (Capt.)

Subject: Travel and Exploration

Period: 1715 (published)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
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.

References:

Condition: A

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.

Estimate: $700 - $750

Sold for: $850

Closed on 6/12/2002

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