Auction 443 / Lot n° 7

GEMELLI CARERI, Giovanni F. (1651-1725) - Giro del Mondo..Nuova edizione accresciuta, ricorretta, e divisa in nove volumi. Venice: Sebastiano Coleti, 1728. A Venetian edition with numerous illustrations of the account of the travels of Gemelli from which Jules Verne apparently took inspiration for his famous Travels. 9 volumes, 8vo (170 x 115mm). Engraved frontispiece and portrait of the author in vol. I, 47 engraved plates (according to SBN from a total of 50, but other copies examined have 47), some folding (occasional spotting and staining). Contemporary vellum with title and numbering on spine (some staining and soliling). The work is sold as described and not subject to return. (9)

Auction: 22 January 2018 at 15:00

Estimate 400 - 500€

Sold 650€