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Histoire de la Laponie, sa description, l’origine, les moeurs, la manière de vivre de ses habitants, leur religion, leur magie, & les choses rares du païs. Traduites du Latin.


First edition in French, 4to (237 x 179 mm), [14], 408pp., with additional engraved title, folding engraved map, 21 engraved plates and several engravings in the text, with the cancel leaf A2 before the map, marbled endpapers, contemporary full mottled calf, five raised bands, spine richly gilt, red morocco title label, edges dyed red, a beautifully bound copy in fine condition.