Auction 408 / Lot n° 2492

SHAW, Thomas (1694-1757) - Voyages dans plusieurs provinces de la Barbarie et du Levant: contenant des observations géographiques.. sur les royaumes d'Alger et de Tunis, sur la Syrie, l'Egypte et l'Arabie Petree. The Hague: Jean Neaulme, 1743. First French edition translated from English of this work on the Levant with 36 engraved plates and maps. 2 volumes, 4to (274 x 205mm). Titles printed in red and black with small woodcut device, 36 engraved plates and maps. The collation of the preliminaries in vol. I differs slightly from the one called for in SBN and is as follows: *2, 2*-6*4. The number of plates is more than in other copies of the same work (few tiny wormholes). Modern half calf, original boards preserved. Provenance: Congregazione parrocchiale presbiteriana Sulpitii (book label). (2)

Auction: 21 November 2017 at 15:00

Estimate € 600 - 900

Sold € 550