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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, Translated out of the Original Tongues; and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised.

By: N/A

Price: $450.00

Publisher: American Bible Society: 1850

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 2200987

Condition: Near Fine


'35th Ed.' stated on contents page. Ink gift note on front flyleaf ('Mr John Rankine, A token of friendship from Cornelia W. Martin, Willowbrook Sept 22nd 1852.'). Family Record section preceding New Testament includes following names: Julia G. Willson; John Rankine Jr. (twice, for his marriage to Julia in 1851 and for his death in 1880); Elizabeth Nicholson Rankine; George Willson Rankine; Kenneth R. Willson; Marcius Willson Jr. 1850 Full-Leather. 1213, [1] pp. Tall 8vo... View more info

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Four 1773 Georgian Prints: Fortification Plates CXXVII, CXCVII, CXCVIII, CXCIX

By: Bell, A.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: A. Bell: 1773

Seller ID: 1665530

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Untrimmed. Exceptional examples. 1773 Print. Four Georgian engravings, matted to 10 7 3/8 and presented on a single large mat (25 1/4 x 19 1/4). This group of prints illustrates well the use of star shaped fortifications, which became the standard in response to the extensive use of artillery beginning in the 15th century. Also pictured are diagrams of a catapult and a rather crude ballista, an example of a keep with several curtain walls, a... View more info

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The North East View of Conway Castle, in the County of Caernarvon -- Original Engraving from Buck's Antiquities; or, Venerable Remains of... Castles, Monasteries, Palaces, &c. &c., Number 372

By: Buck, Samuel & Nathaniel; Sayer, Robert

Price: $95.00

Publisher: D. Bond, London / Robert Sayer: 1774

Seller ID: 1662296

Condition: Near Fine


About fine, with no marks or wear to the image. Professionally matted and ready for framing. 1774 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Single sheet, 8 3/8 x 15 3/8. A hand colored second strike printed by the Fleet Street printmaker Robert Sayers from the original copper plates used by Samuel and Nathaniel Buck. The original print was issued in 1742, and the print we offer bears this same date since the original plates were used. This printing, issued in ... View more info

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The North East View of Warwick Castle - Original Engraving from Buck's Antiquities; or, Venerable Remains of... Castles, Monasteries, Palaces, &c. &c., Number 306

By: Buck, Samuel & Nathaniel; Sayer, Robert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: D. Bond, London / Robert Sayer: 1774

Seller ID: 1662297

Condition: Near Fine


About fine. Image clean & unmarked. Professionally matted and ready for framing. 1774 Print. We have more books available by this author!. Single sheet, 8 3/8 x 15 3/8. Second strike printed by the Fleet Street printmaker Robert Sayers from the original copper plates used by Samuel and Nathaniel Buck. The original print was issued in 1729, and the print we offer bears this same date since the original plates were used. This printing, issued in 1774, was available bound i... View more info

Image for Quaedam ex Colloquiis Corderii, Fabulis Aesopi, & Colloquiis Erasmi Selectae. with English Translations, as Literal as Possible; to which are added A Few of Erasmus's Familiaria Colloquia, without Translation. Intended for the Use of Schools on this Continent. Approved of and Recommended by the Professors and Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, of the College and Academy and also of the Episcopal Academy, both of Philadelphia, of Princeton College in New-Jersey, and of Washington College in Maryland; and for Them Printed, under the Direction of Mr. James Davidson, Professor of Humanity in the College of Philadelphia.

Quaedam ex Colloquiis Corderii, Fabulis Aesopi, & Colloquiis Erasmi Selectae. with English Translations, as Literal as Possible; to which are added A Few of Erasmus's Familiaria Colloquia, without Translation. Intended for the Use of Schools on this Continent. Approved of and Recommended by the Professors and Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, of the College and Academy and also of the Episcopal Academy, both of Philadelphia, of Princeton College in New-Jersey, and of Washington College in Maryland; and for Them Printed, under the Direction of Mr. James Davidson, Professor of Humanity in the College of Philadelphia.

By: Clarke, H.; [Corderus / Cordier, Mathurin]; [Aesop]; [Erasmus]

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Benjamin Franklin Bache.: 1789

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2045502

Condition: Good


First edition. Rebound in new leather, with new endpapers. Two gatherings proud at fore-edge but holding firmly, minimal tears along edges and loss from marginal corners of a few pages, ink name (Charles Thompson) appears on title page, on blank following Aesop's fables (dated 1802), and twice on final page of text. An unscrupulous individual at some point in the past excised the bottom margin of the title page in such a way that 'Benjamin Franklin' remains visible, but ... View more info

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The Annual Register, or A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1781

By: Dodsley, J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: J. Dodsley, Pall-Mall / T. Davison, Lombard-Street, Fleet-Street: 1800

Seller ID: 2200981

Condition: Fair


Formerly the property of Lenox Library (bookplate dated Feb. 1874 on front paste-down). Most of spine leather lost, title remains. Boards rubbed, page ridges lightly foxed, text unmarked and binding remains sound. 1800 Hard Cover. 339; 207. 8 1/2 x 5 3/8. 8vo. Original quarter-leather, marbled boards. Paginated in two separate sections, chapters include History of Europe; Chronicle; State Papers; Characters; Natural History; Useful Projects; Antiquities; Miscellaneous Es... View more info

Image for Maniere de Fortifier Selon La Methode de Monsieur de Vauban avec un Traite preliminaire des Principes de Geometrie

Maniere de Fortifier Selon La Methode de Monsieur de Vauban avec un Traite preliminaire des Principes de Geometrie

By: Du Fay, L'Abbe; [Vauban, Sebastien Le Prestre]

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Chez Jean-Baptiste Coignard: 1729

Seller ID: 1659688

Condition: Good


French text. Loss to spine ends, lightly foxed, a few marginal ink notations in French, owner's title label on spine. 1729 Hard Cover. [8], 198, [10] index. Nouvelle et Derniere Edition. Buff paper boards, sewn binding. A treatise on geometry followed by a distillation of Vauban's theories regarding military architecture. Vauban was the most respected mind of his time in this field, and his innovations led to significant changes in fortified structures. This work contain... View more info

Image for The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Begun in the Year 1641: With the Precedent Passages, and Actions, That Contributed Thereunto, and the Happy End, and Conclusion Thereof by the King's Blessed Restoration, and Return upon the 29th of May, in the Year 1660. in Three Volumes.

The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Begun in the Year 1641: With the Precedent Passages, and Actions, That Contributed Thereunto, and the Happy End, and Conclusion Thereof by the King's Blessed Restoration, and Return upon the 29th of May, in the Year 1660. in Three Volumes.

By: Edward, Earl of Clarendon

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Oxford, Printed at the Theater: 1705

Seller ID: 2093252

Condition: Good


First two volumes in paneled calf, third volume rebound with new boards retaining original backstrip, second volume lacks final text page, front board of vol. 1 and both boards of vol. 2 cracked and loose at joint, boards rubbed, 1/2 inch chip from leather spine label of vol. 1. 1705 Full-Leather. xxv, 288, [2], 289-720; [viii], [1]-466, [2], 467-752; xiv, 364, [2], 365-773, [73] pp. Volume 1 is a 1705 printing, volumes 2 & 3 are 1706. Immense index follows text of third... View more info

Image for Recueil des Oraisons Funebres, Prononcees par Messire Esprit Flechier; Eveque de Nismes. Nouvelle Edition, dans laquelle on a ajoute un Precis de la vie de l'Auteur.

Recueil des Oraisons Funebres, Prononcees par Messire Esprit Flechier; Eveque de Nismes. Nouvelle Edition, dans laquelle on a ajoute un Precis de la vie de l'Auteur.

By: Flechier, Esprit

Price: $150.00

Publisher: A Paris, Chez Saillant & Nyon, rue Saint Jean de Beauvais / la Veuve Desaint, rue du Foin S. Jacques: 1774

Seller ID: 2134532

Condition: Very Good


Boards rubbed with some loss from corners and from spine gilt and label, front joint weakening, ink number on front paste-down endpaper, ink name on verso of front free endpaper. 1774 Full-Leather. 446, [2] pp. 12mo. A collection of funerary orations by the Bishop of Nismes. View more info

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Lucius Annaeus Florus. Cui subjungitur Lucii Ampelii Liber Memorialis

By: Florus, Lucius Annaeus [Florus, Publius Annius]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Londini: Ex Officina Jacobi Tonson, & Johannis Watts.: 1715

Seller ID: 2135233

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss from spine head & foot, ink name on front flyleaf. 1715 Full-Leather. [viii], 141, [2] pp. Full calf, gilt titles, decorations, & rules, marbled endpapers. Latin text. A work of history by a contemporary of Hadrian. View more info

Image for Collection de Theses Medico-Chirurgicales, Sur les points les plus importans de la Chirurgie theorique & pratique: Tome Premier et Tome Second.

Collection de Theses Medico-Chirurgicales, Sur les points les plus importans de la Chirurgie theorique & pratique: Tome Premier et Tome Second.

By: Le Baron De Haller

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Chez Vincent: 1757

Seller ID: 2163457

Condition: Fair


Boards loose, most of spine leather gone, edges rubbed, ownership marks of College of Physicians of Philadelphia in both volumes. 1757 Full-Leather. xi, [1], 443, [1]; ii, 414 pp. 12mo. French text. Full calf. A collection of dissertations on surgical theory and practice by various authors, compiled by the Swiss anatomist, sometimes referred to as the 'father of modern physiology'. Garrison-Morton, in describing other works, said of Haller: 'Haller was one of the most im... View more info

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Evidences of Revealed Religion.

By: Mendon Association (Massachusetts.)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: William Butler: 1798

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2135222

Condition: Good


First edition. Edges of first and last few pages stained, front & end matter lightly foxed. 1798 Full-Leather. 252 pp. 12mo. A late 18th-century endorsement of revealed religion. View more info

Image for An Accurate System of Surveying; in which is contained, I. Decimal Fractions, in a plain, concise, and easy Manner. II. The Extraction of the Square-Root. III. Plane Trigonometry, rectangular and oblique. IV. An exact Method to cast up the Contents of Lands. V. Field Surveying. The Whole being performed without the Use of Scale and Compasses, or a Table of Logarithms. In which is given, some Account of the Variation of the Needle, and the Causes of its Attraction.

An Accurate System of Surveying; in which is contained, I. Decimal Fractions, in a plain, concise, and easy Manner. II. The Extraction of the Square-Root. III. Plane Trigonometry, rectangular and oblique. IV. An exact Method to cast up the Contents of Lands. V. Field Surveying. The Whole being performed without the Use of Scale and Compasses, or a Table of Logarithms. In which is given, some Account of the Variation of the Needle, and the Causes of its Attraction.

By: Moore, Samuel

Price: $750.00

Publisher: T. Collier: 1796

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201310

Condition: Good


First edition. Collated and complete, with page 64 repeated as called for (Evans 30810). This copy belonged to Cyrus Avery (his name and date [Jany 2nd 1811] on first preface page), a surveyor himself. Avery's grandson, also named Cyrus, was the highway commissioner responsible for the construction of the famous Route 66. Boards rubbed, endpapers moderately foxed, lightly foxed throughout. 1796 Full-Leather. x, [6], 131 [i.e., 132], [4] pp. 4to. The first American work o... View more info

Image for Descrizione delle Pitture, Sculture, ed Architetture di Padova, con Alcune Offervazioni Intorno ad esse, ed altre Curiose Notizie, Parte Prima, Parte Seconda.

Descrizione delle Pitture, Sculture, ed Architetture di Padova, con Alcune Offervazioni Intorno ad esse, ed altre Curiose Notizie, Parte Prima, Parte Seconda.

By: Rossetti, Giovambatista [Giovan Battista] [Giovanni Batista]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Nella Stamperia del Seminario con Licenza de Superiori: 1776

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2198751

Condition: Good


Second edition. Rebound in cloth with new endpapers (probably in 19th century). Spine faded, minimal pencil marks in text, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1776 Hard Cover. [24], 368 pp. 12mo. First and second parts in one volume. Italian text. An 18th century guide to Padua, a city in northern Italy. View more info

Image for 1784 Engraving and Plan of Castor Hall and Caster [Caister] Castle in Norfolk [England]

1784 Engraving and Plan of Castor Hall and Caster [Caister] Castle in Norfolk [England]

By: Sparrow, S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: S. Hooper: 1784

Seller ID: 1665570

Condition: Near Fine


Matted and ready for framing. Faint traces of foxing to plan. 1784 Print. Two prints single matted (mat measures 11 3/4 x 18). The first print is a view of Castor Hall and the adjacent Caister Castle, in ruins save the tower. The second print, entitled 'Fostolf or Caster Castle Norfolk' shows a birds'-eye view plan labeled by section. This structure was originally built by the nobleman who inspired Shakespeare's character Falstaff, Sir John Fastolf. A great deal of damag... View more info

Image for The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England; together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be Sung or Said in Churches. [with] Forms of Prayer, Proper to Be Used Before, At, and After the Receiving of the Holy Sacrament: Some of which may be fitly made Use of upon other Occasions. [with] The Whole Book of Psalms, Collected into English Metre, by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and Others. Conferr'd with the Hebrew. Set forth and Allowed to be Sung in all Churches, of all the People together, before and after Morning and Evening Prayer; and also before and after Sermons; and moreover in private Houses, for their godly Solace and Comfort, laying apart all ungodly Songs and Ballads, which tend only to the nourishing of Vice, and corrupting of Youth.

The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the Use of the Church of England; together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be Sung or Said in Churches. [with] Forms of Prayer, Proper to Be Used Before, At, and After the Receiving of the Holy Sacrament: Some of which may be fitly made Use of upon other Occasions. [with] The Whole Book of Psalms, Collected into English Metre, by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and Others. Conferr'd with the Hebrew. Set forth and Allowed to be Sung in all Churches, of all the People together, before and after Morning and Evening Prayer; and also before and after Sermons; and moreover in private Houses, for their godly Solace and Comfort, laying apart all ungodly Songs and Ballads, which tend only to the nourishing of Vice, and corrupting of Youth.

By: Sternhold, Thomas; Hopkins, John; et al

Price: $350.00

Publisher: John Baskett, Printer to the Kings most Excellent Majesty, and by the Assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, deceas'd. / Benj. Barker, at the White Hart in Westminster-Hall, and Sold by W. Taylor, at the Ship in Pater-Noster Row / Susannah Collins, : 1715

Seller ID: 2275494

Condition: Very Good


Both posts and bottom front plate missing from clasps, Forms of Prayer and Book of Whole Book of Psalms pages moderately foxed throughout, Book of Common Prayer pages more lightly foxed, ink name and date on verso of front endpaper (Mary Ann _______ [illegible], April 2nd 1817), pencil note and ink An Hymn for Easter on rear endpapers. 1715 Hard Cover. [328]; 72; [96] pp. 12mo. Black boards with raised spine bands and metal accents, marbled endpapers. Two column format w... View more info

Image for The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, with the Author's Life and Character; Notes Historical, Critical, and Explanatory; Tables of Contents, and Indexes. More Complete Than Any Preceding Edition. in Thirteen Volumes.

The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, with the Author's Life and Character; Notes Historical, Critical, and Explanatory; Tables of Contents, and Indexes. More Complete Than Any Preceding Edition. in Thirteen Volumes.

By: Swift, Jonathan;

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Alexander Donaldson: 1768

Seller ID: 2275907

Condition: Good


Front board of first and last volumes loose but included, joints of a few other volumes cracking or loosening, spine labels detached - three are laid in (these could be copied by a binder), boards rubbed with some drying of leather. A good candidate for restoration. 1768 Full-Leather. Complete in thirteen volumes. Full calf, gilt titles and rules. 12mo. A collection of the works of Jonathan Swift, the dean of St. Patrick's in Dublin who is best known for Gulliver's Trave... View more info

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The Annual Register, or A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for the Year 1791

By: W. Otridge and Son

Price: $50.00

Publisher: W. Otridge and Son; R. Faulder; J. Cuthell; Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe; J. Nunn; R. Lea; Lackington, Allen, and Co.; E. Jeffery: 1810

Seller ID: 2200982

Condition: Fair


Most of spine leather absent. Formerly the property of Lenox Library (bookplate dated Feb. 1874 on front paste-down). Front board detached, cover wear, page ridges lightly foxed, text unmarked and binding remains sound. 1810 Hard Cover. 216; 238; 199. 8 1/2 x 5 3/8. 8vo. Original quarter-leather, marbled boards. Paginated in three separate sections, topics include History of Europe; Chronicle; State Papers; Characters; Natural History; Useful Projects; Antiquities; Misce... 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, s... 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 a... 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

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

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', indicatin... 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' sit... 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 s... 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 (Korin... 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 o... 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 la... 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 'fo... View more info

Image for 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

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 qu... 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... View more info