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Image for The Yellow Book: An Illustrated Quarterly, Volume IX [9], April 1896

The Yellow Book: An Illustrated Quarterly, Volume IX [9], April 1896

By: Prevost, Francis; Harland, Henry; Hopper, Nora; Makower, Stanley V.; Tadema, Laurence Alma; Corvo, Baron; Gordon, J. E. H.; Risley, R. V.; Strettell, Alma; Swettenham, Frank Athelstane; Catty, Charles; Dixon, Ella Hepworth; Garnett, Richard; Berrbohm, Ma

Price: $75.00

Publisher: John Lane / Copeland & Day: 1896

Seller ID: 2291923

Condition: Very Good


Spine lightly toned. 1896 Hard Cover. 256, [1], 4, 16 pp. Yellow boards. Artists include A. J. Gaskin among others. A collection of British literature. View more info

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The Story of Manon Lescaut and the Chevalier des Grieux

By: The Abbe Prevost d'Exiles; Waddell, Helen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1935

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2203445

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass insert. 1935 Hard Cover. xi, 155 pp. Translated from the original text of 1731 by Helen Waddell, with illustrations by Pierre Brissaud. The sweetness of her glance, or rather my evil star already in its ascendant and drawing me to my ruin, did not allow me to hesitate for a moment. So begins the story of Manon Lescaut, a tale of passion and betrayal, of delinquency and misalliance, which moves from early eighteenth-century Paris--with its theatres, assemblies, and gaming-houses-via prison and deportation to a tragic denouement in the treeless wa... View more info

Image for 1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Profile Map and Plan of Frederickbourg Fort d'Anois. Gre de Barbot; Plant du Fort

1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Profile Map and Plan of Frederickbourg Fort d'Anois. Gre de Barbot; Plant du Fort

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665762

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and reading for framing. Faint smudge to bottom corner. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 1/2 x 7 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 9). Labeled T. III. No. XI, indicating position in the original work. French text. A small birds'-eye view of the fort with a profile view of the fort and the settlement it defends from the water. The village is labeled 'Vilage de Pocquese', and the hill upon which the fort rests is labeled 'Mont de Manfre'. The fort plan shows a residence labeled 'Maison du Gouverneur' surrounded by four diamond bastions, with a large addition prot... View more info

Image for 1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois de Sukonda, Situe a la Coste de Guinee par 4. Deg. 32. Min. de Latitude

1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois de Sukonda, Situe a la Coste de Guinee par 4. Deg. 32. Min. de Latitude

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665735

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. An exceptional example. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 x 6 3/4 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 9). Labeled Tome IV. No. 3, indicating position in the original work. French text. A birds'-eye view, complete with scale and latitudinal coordinates, of a fairly simple fortification, rectangular with two diamond bastions on the eastern corners. Numerous batteries for canonry, and an interior structure consisting of several apartments, a common room and a powder magazine. View more info

Image for 1747 Map and Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort St Joseph with Two Maps

1747 Map and Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort St Joseph with Two Maps

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665738

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and reading for framing. An exceptional example. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 1/2 x 7 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 9). Labeled Tome II. No. 23, indicating position in the original work. French text A birds'-eye plan of Fort St Joseph complete with scale, together with a map of its location along the Senegal River, and a map showing the position of Fort St Louis on an island mid-river. Several settlements are also indicated (Korinkani, Bubemusa, Mankanet). The fort plan is fairly simple, with a curtain wall with two corner bastions surrounding magazines... View more info

Image for 1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois de Commendo, Situe a la Coste de Guinee par 4. Deg. 42 Min. de Latitude Par Smith 1727

1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois de Commendo, Situe a la Coste de Guinee par 4. Deg. 42 Min. de Latitude Par Smith 1727

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665744

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and reading for framing. An exceptional example. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 1/2 x 7 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 9). Labeled Tome IV. No. 5, indicating position in the original work. French text. A birds'-eye view of the fort complete with scale and latitudinal coordinates. This fortification is designed in the more modern star shaped pattern to account for defense against artillery. It is actually two fortresses in one. The larger has bastions on each corner, and the arrangement of batteries along the walls of these indicates that defense of the sou... View more info

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1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Fort D'Arguim Pris par Mr. Perrier de Salvert le S Mars 1721

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665749

Condition: Very Good


Matted and reading for framing. One tiny foxed spot in blank space beneath plate, some faint transfer from opposite text page. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 1/2 x 7 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 9). Labeled Tome II. No. 16, indicating position in the original work. French text. A combined birds'-eye and profile view of the fort complete with scale and compass. A key beneath labels the salient features, which give great detail about the quantity and size of the canonry in each location, most interestingly a section labeled 'Sur le Fosse le long de la muraille de... View more info

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1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois de Dickscove, Situe a la Coste de Guinee

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665751

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and reading for framing. An exceptional example. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 1/2 x 7 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 9). Labeled Tome IV. No. 2, indicating position in the original work. French text. A birds'-eye view of the fort complete with scale and compass. A fairly modern structure, with three diamond-shaped bastions, a circular southeastern tower, and a large spur protruding to the south, designed to provide extra defense to the main gate. Batteries line the east wall and the western bastions - there are none on the main western and northern wall ... View more info

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1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort St Louis Dans L'Isle de Sanaga ou du Senegal

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665557

Condition: Near Fine


Single vertical crease down center, a few faint traces of foxing, still about near fine. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Single sheet matted to about 9 x 13 (mat measures about 14 3/4 x 18). An extensively labeled overhead view of a French colonial fort along a river in Senegal, detailing the use of each area, from magazines to the area in which slaves were kept. French text, scale along bottom. Bottom corner labeled 'Tom. II. No. 24', indicating the position of the plate within the original text. View more info

Image for 1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Hollandois de Sama nomme St Sebastien, Situe a la Coste de Guinee par les 4 Deg. 35 mins. de Latitude

1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Hollandois de Sama nomme St Sebastien, Situe a la Coste de Guinee par les 4 Deg. 35 mins. de Latitude

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665741

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and reading for framing. An exceptional example. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 1/2 x 7 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 9). Labeled Tome IV. No. 4, indicating position in the original work. French text. A birds'-eye view of the fort complete with scale and latitudinal coordinates. This is a fairly complex fort, comparatively, with a structure of numerous apartments and barracks, a magazine, a court and a chapel, defended by an array of three towers and two large bastions (interestingly labeled as 'Eperon' and 'Pointe de la Montagne Verte' on this plan). The... View more info

Image for 1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois de Juida, ou Fort Williams

1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois de Juida, ou Fort Williams

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665746

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and reading for framing. Light rub to double ruled border. An exceptional example. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 1/2 x 7 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 9). Labeled Tome IV. No. 11, indicating position in the original work. French text. A birds'-eye view of the fort complete with scale and compass. Three corners are diamond-shaped bastions, with a circular tower on the northwest. The structure is surrounded by a dry moat (labeled 'fosse'), and the rear section of the fortress is labeled 'Lieu ou se tiennent les Negres'. View more info

Image for 1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages', Three Views: Birds'-Eye Plan; Birds'-Eye Map of Fort along 'Baye de la Table'; Vue du Cap de Bonne Esperance

1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages', Three Views: Birds'-Eye Plan; Birds'-Eye Map of Fort along 'Baye de la Table'; Vue du Cap de Bonne Esperance

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665759

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and reading for framing. Border lightly rubbed. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 9 1/2 x 7 (mat measures 11 5/8 x 9). Labeled T. II. No. 4, indicating position in the original work. French text. A birds'-eye view of the fort plan and its location, with a profile view of the coast at the Cape of Good Hope. This is a modern fortification displaying the typical star shaped design for defense against artillery. This fortress was significant as a waypoint for the Dutch East India Company (and later British trade), which explains the presence of an exterior ... View more info

Image for 1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois et de la Ville du Cap de Corse, Situe a la Coste de Guinee par 4. Degres 50. Minutes de Latitude

1747 Plan from Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages': Plan du Fort Anglois et de la Ville du Cap de Corse, Situe a la Coste de Guinee par 4. Degres 50. Minutes de Latitude

By: [Prevost]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: [A La Haye : Chez Pierre de Hondt]: 1747

Seller ID: 1665585

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Single vertical crease down middle, tiny spot above the 'd' in Cap de Corse, some transfer from opposite page of text. Still about near fine. 1747 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Matted to 7 x 10 (mat measures 11 3/4 x 15). Labeled Tome IV. No. 6, indicating position in the original work. French text. A birds'-eye view of the fort complete with scale and latitudinal coordinates. A large structure labeled 'le Chateau' sits in a corner along the coast, bordering the ocean on two sides, with a river emptying into the ocean a bit further south alo... View more info