Curieuses Des Voyageurs (#4) 1822 (French)

Curieuses Des Voyageurs (#4) 1822 (French)

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AVENTURES LES PLUS CURIEUSES DES VOYAGEURS, EXTRAITES DES RELATIONS ANCIENNES ET MODERNES. Redigees par Pierre Blanchsard. Ouvrage propre a l'instruction et a L'amusement; Et faisant suite au Voyageur de la Jeunesse. Tome Quartrieme, Troisieme Edition, Pierre Blanchard, Orne de 32 figures en taille-douce., P. Blanchard

(publisher), Paris, 1822.

 

THE MOST CURIOUS ADVENTURES OF TRAVELERS, EXTRACTED FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN RELATIONSHIPS. Written by Pierre Blanchard. Work specific to instruction and fun; and following on from the youth traveler. Tome Quartrieme, Third Edition, Pierre Blanchard, Decorated with 32 intaglio figures., P. Blanchard

(publisher), Paris, 1822.

 

Original from the National Library of the Netherlands

 

A very detailed illustrated history of the grands voyages for children. This work details the history of voyaging and, as commonly, gravitates towards tales of wreck and ruin.

 

Secure binding with a bottom spine shift, a rubbed cover, and an 1-1/2 spine edge leather slit. Clean pages with light scattered foxing, small ink mark on cover, and one small corner tip chip and some dog-ear surface creases. 6-1/2 x 4 with 420 pp. Illustrated drawings. Missing spine label/title. This is volume four only. In French. Scarce!