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De Bry Rare Books

We are based in Oxford and focus on early travel books (16th - 18th centuries), maps and engravings. We were formally known as De Bry Engravings, but have updated our name to reflect our specialty of early travel books. Viewings by appointment.

"Relation des voyages entrepris par ordre de sa Majesté britannique" New Zealand / Australia / Pacific

Description

Relation des voyages entrepris par ordre de sa Majesté britannique, actuellement regnante ; pour faire des Découvertes dans l’Hémisphère Méridional, et successivement exécutés par le Commodore BYRON, le Capitaine CARTERET, le Capitaine WALLIS & le Capitaine COOK, dans les Vaisseaux, le Dauphin, le Swallow & l’Endeavour. À Paris, Chez Saillant et Nyon, & Chez Panckoucke, 1774 -James Cook first voyage 1774 -Atlas Volume only in Quartio -19th Century binding -Complete atlas with 51/51 plates Includes the famous map of New Zealand and the eastern coast of Australia, as well as important early engravings of the kangaroo and Māori warriors. A rare chance to obtain this important Atlas

Price

£1200.00