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A New Voyage to the East-Indies in the Years 1690 and 1691. Being A full Description of the Isles of Maldives, Cocos, Andamants, and the Isle of Ascension; and all the Forts and Garrisons now in possession of the French, wiht an Account of the Customs, Manners, and Habits of the Indians. To which is added, A New Description of the Canary Islands... by  Joseph-Jacques Le Maire Claude-Michel Pouchot de Chantassin - 1st Edition - 1696 - from E C Books (SKU: 032453)

A New Voyage to the East-Indies in the Years 1690 and 1691. Being A full Description of the Isles of Maldives, Cocos, Andamants, and the Isle of Ascension; and all the Forts and Garrisons now in possession of the French, wiht an Account of the Customs, Manners, and Habits of the Indians. To which is added, A New Description of the Canary Islands...

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A New Voyage to the East-Indies in the Years 1690 and 1691. Being A full Description of the Isles of Maldives, Cocos, Andamants, and the Isle of Ascension; and all the Forts and Garrisons now in possession of the French, wiht an Account of the Customs, Manners, and Habits of the Indians. To which is added, A New Description of the Canary Islands...

by Claude-Michel Pouchot de Chantassin, Joseph-Jacques Le Maire

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London: Daniel Dring, 1696 A good copy of an extremely scarce english translation of two early voyage accounts with 1 (of 2) folding maps, and 5 plates.' A New Voyage to the E Indies' by Pouchot de Chantassin was first published in Paris in 1692.'The Voyages of the Sieur Le Maire, to the Canary-Islands, Cape Verde, Senegal, and Gambia' by Joseph-Jacques Le Maire, was first published in 1695. Le Maire's work is particularly interesting because of information it provides on W Africa in the 1600's, including the extent of European interaction and the slave trade. This copy is in a fairly new full leather binding with raised bands and gilt titles to the spine. The binding is in near fine condition. New endpapers and initial and final blanks have been added. Contents: title page; author's preface 2pp; E Indies pp 1-187; Finis (map of E Indies lacking); folding map of 'The Canarie or Fortunate Isles'; text pp 1-128 with 5 plates and sections on the rivers Zamenee, St Domingo and Geva; Finis. Overall very clean, with light toning to paper. There is a small ink mark to the side margin of the title page through to p4; a small repaired margin tear at p 37/8 of E Indies section; and a little light underling at the beginning of the Canary Islands section. A very scarce work.

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Bookseller Inventory #
032453
Title
A New Voyage to the East-Indies in the Years 1690 and 1691. Being A full Description of the Isles of Maldives, Cocos, Andamants, and the Isle of Ascension; and all the Forts and Garrisons now in possession of the French, wiht an Account of the Customs, Manners, and Habits of the Indians. To which is added, A New Description of the Canary Islands...
Author
Claude-Michel Pouchot de Chantassin, Joseph-Jacques Le Maire
Format/binding
Full-Leather
Book condition
Used - Good
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Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Daniel Dring
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1696
Keywords
E Indies; seventeenth century voyages; canary islands; w africa; slave trade; pouchot de chantassin; joseph-jacques le maire
Bookseller catalogs
HISTORY; TRAVEL & TOPOGRAPHY;
Size
16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall

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E C Books is a small online bookselling business, specialising in pre 20th century works:natural history, science, history, and travel, aiming for rarer and more unusual books. Our largest stock area is Natural History, where we have a good range of books from the 1700-1800's, many finely illustrated. Other areas include children's books, particularly late 1800's-early 1900's - again illustrated; and literature pre 1900.When you order books from us we ensure that they are properly packed to protect condition, and we always use recorded or 'signed for' postal services for more secure delivery. Please note that we have recently moved to the beautiful Orkney Islands, where we intend to open a bookshop over the next year. Because of our location we cannot guarantee 'next day' delivery but we will get your purchase to you as quickly and safely as we can.Please note that the buyer is responsible for the payment of any tax or duty on import.

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