HISTOIRE universelle des voyages, faits par Mer et par terre dans l'ancien & dans le nouveau Monde; pour éclaircir la Ge


2 volumes in 1. I: Pierre Giffart, Paris 1707. Small 8vo. (12)+L+(6)+458+(69) pages. Woodcut vignette on title. Engraved vignette with royal French coat-of-arms. II: Thomas Lombrail, Amsterdam 1707. (6)+432+(16) pages. Title in red and black. Engraved frontispiece plate (Virginia coat-of-arms) + 14 engraved plates. Contemporary brown calf with blindtooled ornamentaion. From the library of the Danish baron Rosenørn-Lehn (Orebygaard) with initials stamped on titlepage. Titlepage and first pages of I with a few wormholes. Otherwise a well-preserved copy.

The discovery of The New World as seen from late 17th century France. The description of Virginia contains 14 illustrations showing Indian rites and customs.

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