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												(22 maps & plates- Canada, Northwest American Coast Exploration): Voyage Autour Du Monde..A La Cote… by  Capitaines George (dedicated  to Sir Joseph Banks) Dixon
	 - First Edition Thus
			 - 1789
		 - from The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books (SKU: 3082)

(22 maps & plates- Canada, Northwest American Coast Exploration): Voyage Autour Du Monde..A La Cote Nord-Ouest De L'Amerique..1785, 1786, 1787, 1788..Par Le Capitaines Portlock et Dixon

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(22 maps & plates- Canada, Northwest American Coast Exploration): Voyage Autour Du Monde..A La Cote Nord-Ouest De L'Amerique..1785, 1786, 1787, 1788..Par Le Capitaines Portlock et Dixon

by Dixon, Capitaines George (dedicated to Sir Joseph Banks)

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Paris: Maradan, 1789. Small 4to (10 inches); first French edition (there was a smaller and later 8vo. edition in 2 volumes). Contemporary vellum spine separated at front edge (boards attached and binding sound), with somewhat later boards and endpapers, with red gilt-lettered label intact though a bit scuffed and slightly chipped at the right lower edge. Boards a bit scuffed at edges; binding tight, interior very good or better with all 22 engraved plates (numbered 1-21, plus the large folding frontis map (color coded for voyage routes and titled "Carte des Voyages du King George et de la Reine Charlotte...). This is 499 pp, including appendix I, plus appendix II of 46pp, followed by the 2 pp Approbation. One of the plates is of a Native American, plus there are several maps and views, along with the later engravings of several birds (very attractive). This is an increasingly uncommon and very nice copy of this detailed explorations of the Pacific Northwest and Queen Charlotte Islands, with all the maps and plates in excellent condition. Howes D365; Sabin 20366.. First Edition Thus. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
3082
Title
(22 maps & plates- Canada, Northwest American Coast Exploration): Voyage Autour Du Monde..A La Cote Nord-Ouest De L'Amerique..1785, 1786, 1787, 1788..Par Le Capitaines Portlock et Dixon
Author
Dixon, Capitaines George (dedicated to Sir Joseph Banks)
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition Thus
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Maradan
Place of Publication
Paris
Date Published
1789
Keywords
Fr, Maps, Mapping, Cartography, Geography, American, Pacific Northwest, Nathaniel Portlock, Travel, Exploration, Atlases,
Bookseller catalogs
H. Books--Travel & Exploration; E. Books--Atlases;
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