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Lot nr:6
Book nr:6317
Author:CHAPPE d'AUTEROCHE, abbé
Title:A journey into Siberia, made by order of the King of France. Containing an account of the manners and customs of the Russians, the present state of their empire; with the natural history, and geographical description of their country, and level of the road from Paris to Tobolsky... Translated from the French, with a pref. by the translator
Town:London
Publisher:printed for T. Jefferys, geographer to the King
Year:1770
Description:In-4°, xx, 396 pp. Large folding map and 9 plates (from which 7 costume plates). Complete. Bound in full leather in the style of the period
Note:First English edition. L'abbé Jean-Baptiste Chappe d'Auteroche 1728-1769, astronomer
Price:€1350
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