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Histoire Generale Des Voyages [.] Tome Septieme. [Volume 7 only]

Prevost D'Exiles, Antoine-Francois

Published by Didot, Libraire, Paris, 1749
Used Condition Fair Hardcover
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Lacking all maps and with only 4 of the 17 plates. Contents leaf at rear detached. 1/2" chip in title page. Moderate rubbing to boards and page edges. Splitting to paper along most of rear joint. Moderate loss at ends of paper spine. 1" chip to middle of paper spine. Text complete. ; Volume 7 only. [iv], 624, [1], pages. Missing all 8 maps and with 4 only of 17 plates. Page Dimensions: 275mm x 210mm. Marbled papered boards. Title continues: "Ou Nouvelle Collection de Toutes Les Relations de Voyages Par Mer et Par Terre, Qui ont ete publiees jusquá present dans les differentes Langues de toutes les Nations connues." This volume contains: "Suite Du Livre III. Description de la Tartarie Orientale, & Du Tibet. Livre IV Voyages dans la Tartarie, le Tibet, la Bukkarie & la Chine." Selected contents: "Pays des Eluths ou des Kalmuks; Origine & Histoire des Mongols & des Tartares; Regne de Jenghiz-khan; Guerres de Jenghiz-khan contre l'Empereur de Kin; Noms, Etendue, Rivieres & Montagnes du Tibet; Petit Tibet ou Baltistan, Grand Tibet ou Butan; Royaume de Lassa ou Barantola; Religion de Tibet, Adoration du Lama-Dalay; Histoire des Si-fans ou des Tu-fans, Ruine de l'Empire des Si-fans; Provinces & Villes du Karazm; Histoire des Khans Usbeks du Karazm; Regne d'Arab-mahamet & d'Isfandiar; Description de la grande Bukkarie; Rivieres, Provinces, Villes & Habitans du Turkestan." The four plates present are titled: "Tartares de Naunkouton, ou Tsitsikat; Tartares orientaux, Seigneurs de Lassa; Le Grand Lama consulte sur le sort d'un enfant."; 4to 11" - 13" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 5874

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Title: Histoire Generale Des Voyages [.] Tome ...

Publisher: Didot, Libraire, Paris

Publication Date: 1749

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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