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Memoire Sur La Navigation Dans la Mer Du Nord depuis le 63 degre de latitude vers le Pole, & depuis kle 10 au 100 degre Longitud by  Samuel (1702-1784) Engel - First - 1779 - from The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB (SKU: BOOKS000337)

Memoire Sur La Navigation Dans la Mer Du Nord depuis le 63 degre de latitude vers le Pole, & depuis kle 10 au 100 degre Longitud

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Memoire Sur La Navigation Dans la Mer Du Nord depuis le 63 degre de latitude vers le Pole, & depuis kle 10 au 100 degre Longitud

by Engel, Samuel (1702-1784)

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

[4]+28+[2] pages lacking the map. Small quarto (10" x 7½") rebound in ¾ morocco & marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt, top edges gilt. (Sabin 22572) First edition.

Rare account of travels into the arctic, most notably Nova Zemblya to the north of Europe. Twelve years earlier, Engel wrote his notable work on explorations on the other side of the Arctic Circle, Memoires et observations geographiques et critiques sur la situation des pays septentrionaux de l'Asie et de l'Amerique... Lausanne, 1765.

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Rubbing to joints and extremities; some minor staining and soiling within, hinge professionally repaired else a very good copy. Only five copies found on worldcat.

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Bookseller
The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
BOOKS000337
Title
Memoire Sur La Navigation Dans la Mer Du Nord depuis le 63 degre de latitude vers le Pole, & depuis kle 10 au 100 degre Longitud
Author
Engel, Samuel (1702-1784)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
F Sanuel Fetscherin
Place of Publication
Berne
Date published
1779
Keywords
ARCTIC
Bookseller catalogs
Voyages and Discovery;
Size
Small quarto

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quarto
The term quarto is used to describe a page or book size. A printed sheet is made with four pages of text on each side, and the...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
spine
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Marbled boards
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First Edition
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gilt
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hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
rebound
A book in which the pages have been bound into a covering replacing the original covering issued by the publisher.
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