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Medical Thermometry, and Human Temperature

By: Wunderlich, C.A.; Seguin, Edward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: William Wood & Company: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1998689

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Tiny restoration mark to spine head, Rochester Academy of Medicine bookplate on front endpaper, bottom corner faintly bumped, ink name on front flyleaf. 1871 Hard Cover. viii, 280 pp. 8vo. An abridgment by Edward Seguin of 'On the Temperature in Diseases, of which Fielding H. Garrison said This classic work on temperature in disease laid the foundation of modern knowledge regarding clinical thermometry. Garrison has said of Wunderlich that he 'found fever a disease and left it a symptom.' (Garrison-Morton 2677) This edition also includes Seguin's 'Suggestions on Thermometry and ... View more info

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Museum of Antiquity - A Description of Ancient Life: The Employments, Amusements, Customs and Habits, the Cities, Palaces, Monuments and Tombs, the Literature and Fine Arts of 3,000 Years Ago.

By: Yaggy, L.W.; Haines, T.L.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Western Publishing House: 1883

Seller ID: 2289503

Condition: Good


Rear board and last few pages stained, front hinge just starting. 1883 Half-Leather. 944 pp. 8vo. Original half leather, brown cloth boards, gilt titles & decorations, marbled page ridges, marbled endpapers. Engraved frontispiece, engraved plates and inset illustrations throughout text. An overview of ancient life, with chapters on Pompeii, Troy, Nineveh and Babylon, the Bible, and treating subjects such as the Coliseum, musical instruments, domestic utensils, agriculture, painting and sculpture, literature, and funerary practices. View more info

Image for Wife No. 19, or The Story of a Life in Bondage, Being a Complete Expose of Mormonism, and Revealing the Sorrows, Sacrifices and Sufferings of Women in Polygamy, by Ann Eliza Young, Brigham Young's Apostate Wife

Wife No. 19, or The Story of a Life in Bondage, Being a Complete Expose of Mormonism, and Revealing the Sorrows, Sacrifices and Sufferings of Women in Polygamy, by Ann Eliza Young, Brigham Young's Apostate Wife

By: Young, Ann Eliza; Gough, John B.; Livermore, Mary A.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Dustin, Gilman & Co.: 1876

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2283767

Condition: Good


Second edition. 1 inch tear to spine head, front joint beginning to split, corners a bit rubbed, frontispiece a bit foxed, a few pages lightly soiled. 1876 Full-Leather. 605, [1] pp. 8vo. A memoir by the wife of Mormon leader Brigham Young, condemning the religion in general, and the practice of polygamy in particular. View more info

Image for Wife No. 19, or The Story of a Life in Bondage, Being a Complete Expose of Mormonism, and Revealing the Sorrows, Sacrifices and Sufferings of Women in Polygamy, by Ann Eliza Young, Brigham Young's Apostate Wife

Wife No. 19, or The Story of a Life in Bondage, Being a Complete Expose of Mormonism, and Revealing the Sorrows, Sacrifices and Sufferings of Women in Polygamy, by Ann Eliza Young, Brigham Young's Apostate Wife

By: Young, Ann Eliza; Gough, John B.; Livermore, Mary A.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Dustin, Gilman & Co.: 1876

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2286940

Condition: Good


Second edition. Rebacked with new endpapers, original backstrip laid down, a couple pages lightly smudged. 1876 Hard Cover. 605, [1] pp. 8vo. A memoir by the wife of Mormon leader Brigham Young, condemning the religion in general, and the practice of polygamy in particular. View more info

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Voyage in Italie Pendant l'Annee 1789

By: Young, Arthur; Soules, Francois

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Chez J.-J. Fuchs, Libraire: 1796

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198755

Condition: Near Fine


First French edition. Boards lightly rubbed with corners just beginning to rub through, scattered light foxing in text, small contemporary owner bookplate (Buri) and larger modern bookplate on front endpaper. 1796 Half-Leather. vii, [1], 376 pp. 8vo. A late 18th century Italian travelogue, translated into French from the original English by Francois Soules, who also translated Young's 'Voyages in France'. Young was a writer on the subjects of agriculture, economics, social statistics, and an activist for farm workers' rights. His social and political writings were also well-respected, and i... View more info

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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality. with the Life of the Author.

By: Young, Edward

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Printed for F. and C. Rivington; Otridge and Son; Longman and Rees; Cadell and Davies; Vernor and Hood; J. Mawman; T. Hurst; J. Scatcherd; and J. Hookham / J. Cundee, Printer: 1802

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2263775

Condition: Very Good


'New Edition'. Spine and corners a bit rubbed, a few pages lightly foxed. 1802 Full-Leather. xviii, [4], 361, [5] pp. 8vo. Full black morocco, gilt titles and rules, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. A long poem in blank verse, originally published in nine parts between 1742 and 1745. This edition includes the complete work, a biographical sketch of the author, and engraved illustrations by Thomas Stothard. This work was quite popular in its day, but became more so when William Blake provided illustrations for one of the editions printed in 1797. View more info

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The History of The Ugly Little Duck, or, The Beautiful Swan [The Ugly Duckling]

By: [Andersen, Hans Christian]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1850

Seller ID: 2293123

Condition: Good


Rebound in red cloth with new end sheets. Lacks title/copyright page, but circa 1850. [24 pp.] Illustrated with six hand-colored wood engravings. Andersen's classic story of the swan who spends its early life believing it is an ugly duckling. View more info

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Index-Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office, United States Army. Authors and Subjects, Vol. VIII. [8]: Legier-Medicine (Naval).

By: [Billings, John Shaw]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1887

Seller ID: 2028487

Condition: Good


Boards a bit rubbed, corners lightly stained. 1887 Half-Leather. 10, 1078 pp. The eighth in a 61-volume series which spanned 81 years, and was ultimately comprised of five series. The first series (of which this volume was a part) was primarily indexed by John Shaw Billings - his work would become a cornerstone for the foundation of the National Library of Medicine. John Shaw Billings selected a dictionary arrangement for the printed Index-Catalogue and explained in his transmittal letter in Series I, vol. 1. that The great majority of physicians ... have expressed a decided preference for thi... View more info

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1811 Engraving, Carisbrook Castle, Isle of Wight [England]

By: [Brayley, Edward] [Britton, John]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, Poultry, London: 1811

Seller ID: 1665489

Condition: Very Good


Matted and reading for framing. Untrimmed. Faintly foxed, mainly to the lower margin. 1811 Print. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 sheet matted to 5 x 6 1/2 (mat measures 8 3/8 x 10 1/2). Engraving by J. Greig from a drawing by Thompson, taken from Edward Brayley's and John Britton's 'The Beauties of England and Wales'. An artistic rendering that also provides a good level of architectural detail, particularly interesting are several uniquely shaped arrow slits. The print focuses on the large gatehouse, and shows a figure sitting beneath the wall lining the approach. View more info

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Seven and Nine Years among the Camanches and Apaches. [Comanches]

By: [Eastman, Edwin]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Clark Johnson, M.D.: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292197

Condition: Good


First edition (Sabin 79352). Boards lightly soiled, front and end matter and a few text pages lightly foxed, faint stains margins of a few pages, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1873 Hard Cover. 309, [5] pp. 8vo. Engraved frontispiece of author in native garb, three engraved plates (including one of a buffalo hunt). A firsthand account of time spent among the native Americans, including time spent on the Western frontier. View more info

Image for Porter's Catechism of Health; or, Plain and Simple Rules for the Preservation of the Health and Vigour of the Constitution from Infancy to Old Age. For the Use of Schools.

Porter's Catechism of Health; or, Plain and Simple Rules for the Preservation of the Health and Vigour of the Constitution from Infancy to Old Age. For the Use of Schools.

By: [Faust, Bernhard Christoph; Porter, Henry H.; Condie, D. Francis]

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Literary Rooms, No. 121 Chestnut Street, Office of the Journal of Health, Journal of Law, and Family Library of Health: 1831

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 2012806

Condition: Very Good


Seventh edition. Former library copy - sticker on front board, Woodstock Historical Society bookplate on front endpaper. Boards rubbed, front free endpaper removed, one gathering loose, endpapers foxed. 1831 Hard Cover. x, 202 pp. 12mo bound in sixes. Green cloth, paper spine label. Hoolihan 1146. In relation to the original: In some bibliographies and databases, this work is attributed to Henry H. Porter, who was publisher of the journals stated in the imprint. This attribution may be based on the absence of Faust's name on the title-page, or the fact the Porter's Catechism is but loosely bas... View more info

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The Pecorone of Ser Giovanni, in Three Volumes

By: [Fiorentino], Ser Giovanni; Waters, W.G.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Privately Printed for Members of the Society of Bibliophiles: 1898

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2272693

Condition: Near Fine


First English translation. Limited edition, #293 of 1000 sets. Spines toned. 1898 Hard Cover. Complete in three hardcover volumes. Grey cloth, gilt titles and decorations, top edges gilt. Translated into English from the original Italian by W.G. Waters. Illustrations by E.R. Hughes. A collection of fifty stories written by Ser Giovanni Fiorentino, the original title of which (Il Pecorone) translated as The Simpleton. Fiorentino wrote the stories in the 14th century (though they would not be published until the mid-16th century), and they later became a source for William Shakespeare's The Merc... View more info

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Lives of Celebrated American Indians [Famous] (Parley's Cabinet Library)

By: [Goodrich, S.G.] The Author of Peter Parley's Tales.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Bradbury, Soden & Co.: 1843

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2292861

Condition: Good


First edition (Sabin 27908). Boards rubbed, moderately foxed throughout, small bookplate on front endpaper. 1843 Hard Cover. iv, 315, [1] pp. Leather spine and corners, marbled boards. Engraved half-title page reading 'Famous Indians' precedes title page. A collection of brief biographies of Native Americans, including: Manco Capac; Mayta Capac; Huayna Capac; Atahualpa; Caupolican; Ychoalay; Tupac Amaru; Quetzalcoatl; Xolotl; Acamapitzin; Montezuma I; Donna Marina; Montezuma II; Cofachiqui; Tascaluza; Vitachuco; Pocahontas; Philip; Pontiac; Logan; Brant; Tecumseh; Red Jacket; Shongmunecuthe, o... View more info

Image for Synchronology of the Principal Events in Sacred and Profane History, from the Creation of Man, to the Present Time. Compiled from the Most Authentic Sources, Including the Following Standard Works: 'The Chronology and History of the World, by Dr. J. Blair,' Archbishop Usher's 'Annalis Veteris et Novi Testamenti,' 'Haydyn's Dictionary of Dates,' Etc., Etc.

Synchronology of the Principal Events in Sacred and Profane History, from the Creation of Man, to the Present Time. Compiled from the Most Authentic Sources, Including the Following Standard Works: 'The Chronology and History of the World, by Dr. J. Blair,' Archbishop Usher's 'Annalis Veteris et Novi Testamenti,' 'Haydyn's Dictionary of Dates,' Etc., Etc.

By: [Hawes, Stephen]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: S. Hawes: 1870

Seller ID: 2263567

Condition: Good


Boards moderately soiled, spine and edges faded, front and end matter faintly foxed, pencil name on front flyleaf. 1870 Hard Cover. 320 pp. Fold-out synchronological chart precedes text. View more info

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The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table: Every Man His Own Boswell

By: [Holmes, Oliver Wendell]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Phillips, Sampson and Company: 1858

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1863209

Condition: Very Good


First edition, second state. Minor loss from spine head, stationer's stamp on front flyleaf. 1858 Hard Cover. viii, 373 pp. Original brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles & decorations. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (August 29, 1809 – October 7, 1894) was an American physician, professor, lecturer, and author. Regarded by his peers as one of the best writers of the 19th century, he is considered a member of the Fireside Poets. His most famous prose works are the Breakfast-Table series, which began with The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table (1858). He is recognized as an importa... View more info

Image for L'opere d'Oratio Poeta lirico comentate da Giovanni Fabrini da Fighine in lingua volgare Toscana, con ordine, che 'l Vulgare e Comento del Latino: & il Latino e Comento del Vulgare, ambedue le lingue dichiarandosi l'una con l'altra. Di nuouo ricorrette in questa seconda editione. con Privilegii. [Poems of Horace]

L'opere d'Oratio Poeta lirico comentate da Giovanni Fabrini da Fighine in lingua volgare Toscana, con ordine, che 'l Vulgare e Comento del Latino: & il Latino e Comento del Vulgare, ambedue le lingue dichiarandosi l'una con l'altra. Di nuouo ricorrette in questa seconda editione. con Privilegii. [Poems of Horace]

By: [Horace]; Fabrini, Giovanni [Francesco]

Price: $500.00

Publisher: In Venetia: Appresso Gio Battista, Marchio Sessa, & fratelli: 1573

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2128608

Condition: Fair


1573 second edition. Front board loose, 1 inch chip from spine base, boards rubbed with some loss from corners, ownership stamps and numerous handwritten names on front & rear flyleaf, minor tape repairs to front hinge, minimal marginalia. [vi], 389 ff. 8vo. 8 1/4 x 6. Elaborate printer's device depicting a cat between cherubs on title page. Collated and complete. A collection of poems by the Latin poet Horace, with commentary by Italian humanist Giovanni Fabrini. Fabrini was a grammarian and a linguist, whose skills earned him a position teaching members of the aristocracy in Venice. This sec... View more info

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Tales of a Traveller

By: [Irving, Washington]; Crayon, Geoffrey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1891

Seller ID: 2285881

Condition: Very Good


Boards lightly soiled. 1891 Hard Cover. vi, 530, [4] pp. 16mo. The author's revised edition, complete in one volume. Cream cloth spine over mint cloth boards, gilt titles and elaborate gilt decorations, floral endpapers. Engraved title page by Copeland, frontispiece by Frank T. Merrill. A collection of short stories by the author of Rip Van Winkle, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, etc. Includes: STRANGE STORIES BY A NERVOUS GENTLEMAN: The Great Unknown; The Hunting-Dinner; The Adventure of My Uncle; The Adventure of My Aunt; The Bold Dragoon, or The Adventure of My Grandfather; The Adventure of t... View more info

Image for Le Pitture di Bologna Che nella pretesa, e rimostrata sin' ora da altri maggiore antichità, e impareggiabile eccellenza nella Pittura, con manifesta evidenza di fatto, rendono il Passeggiere Disingannato, ed Istrutto. Dell' Ascoso Accademico Gelato.

Le Pitture di Bologna Che nella pretesa, e rimostrata sin' ora da altri maggiore antichità, e impareggiabile eccellenza nella Pittura, con manifesta evidenza di fatto, rendono il Passeggiere Disingannato, ed Istrutto. Dell' Ascoso Accademico Gelato.

By: [Malvasia, Carlo Cesare]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Nella Stamperia del Longhi: 1766

Seller ID: 2199431

Condition: Very Good


1766 fifth edition. Handwriting dated 1788 on front endpaper, though content is mostly obscured, ink name on title page (Di Francesco Maria Malvoli di Conegliano), modern bookplate on front endpaper, faint 1 inch circular stain to center of last couple pages along binding edge. xxxxvij, 420 pp. 12mo. Italian text. Vellum binding, title and decorative device on spine. An 18th century publication of the 17th century work by Italian scholar Carlo Cesare Malvasia, intended as a companion and gallery guide to the works of artists discussed in his earlier work 'Felsina pittrice' (not included here).... View more info

Image for 1788 History of Monroe County, New York; with Illustrations Descriptive of Its Scenery, Palatial Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks, and Important Manufactories, from Original Sketches by Artists of the Highest Ability

1788 History of Monroe County, New York; with Illustrations Descriptive of Its Scenery, Palatial Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks, and Important Manufactories, from Original Sketches by Artists of the Highest Ability

By: [McIntosh, W.H.]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Everts, Ensign & Everts: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1760082

Condition: Good


First edition. Board edges worn with loss of cloth along base & fore-edge, frontispiece and front flyleaf repaired with tape, one page repaired along binding. 1877 Large Hardcover. vi, 320 pp. Brown leather spine over brown cloth blind-stamped boards, gilt titles & triple rules. The original 1877 printing of this exhaustive history of Monroe County, profusely illustrated with very high quality engravings, along with maps of Monroe County and the Phelps and Gorham Purchase of 1790. View more info

Image for Cronaca Veneta Sacra e Profana, o sia un Compendio di Tutte le Cose Piu Illustri ed Antiche della Citta di Venezia. Rinnovata in Questa Ultima Edizione, e in Ogni Sua Parte di Gran Lunga con Nuove Aggiunte Accresciuta e Rimodernata, Tomo Primo e Secondo.

Cronaca Veneta Sacra e Profana, o sia un Compendio di Tutte le Cose Piu Illustri ed Antiche della Citta di Venezia. Rinnovata in Questa Ultima Edizione, e in Ogni Sua Parte di Gran Lunga con Nuove Aggiunte Accresciuta e Rimodernata, Tomo Primo e Secondo.

By: [Pacifico, Pietro Antonio]

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Presso Francesco Pitteri, Con Licenza de' Superiori, e Privilegio.: 1751

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2198752

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. Rebound with new endpapers. Minor ink notes on flyleaves, modern owner bookplate on front endpaper of each volume. 1751 Hard Cover. [12], 310; 406 pp. 12mo. Cloth spines, gilt titles, paper over boards. Italian text. An 18th century guide to Venice by Pietro Antonio Pacifico, with engraved illustrations, including several fold-outs. View more info

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Ten Years a Cowboy.

By: [Post, C.C.]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rhodes & McClure Publishing Company: 1889

Seller ID: 2123462

Condition: Good


Hinges loosening, corners rubbed ink owner name & address on front flyleaf. 1889 Hard Cover. 478, [8] pp. 8vo. Section of engraved illustrations precedes text, several other engraved plates in text. 'The story, romance and adventures of a life on the plains with the varied experiences as cow-boy, stock-owner, rancher, &c., &c.' Describes life on the plains and in the Old West, as well as cattle ranching and sheep drives. 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 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

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

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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

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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 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 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

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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