Curieuses Des Voyageurs (#4) 1822 (French)
AVENTURES LES PLUS CURIEUSES DES VOYAGEURS, EXTRAITES DES RELATIONS ANCIENNES ET MODERNES. REDIGEES PAR PIERRE BLANCHARD. 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.
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!