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Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper

Thursday 31st May 2018: 1:00pm BST

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Lot 5

Americas.- Jefferys (Thomas) The Natural and Civil History of the French Dominions in North and South America, 2 parts in 1 vol., first edition, 18 folding engraved maps, for Thomas Jefferys, 1760.

 

Hammer Price: £6,000

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Americas.- Jefferys (Thomas) The Natural and Civil History of the French Dominions in North and South America, 2 parts in 1 vol., first edition, titles in red and black, 18 fine folding engraved maps and plans by and after Jefferys, with the additional leaves pp.129*-138* in part 1 concerning the siege of Quebec, part 2 with errata slip pasted over part of p.80, lightly browned, slight ink-staining to signature R in part 2, book-label of John Clevland, contemporary calf, spine gilt, a little rubbed, joints split, spine ends worn, [Sabin 35964], folio, for Thomas Jefferys, 1760.

⁂ The first part covers Canada and Louisiana, including town plans of Quebec, Montreal, Louisburg and New Orleans; the second part the West Indies, including plans of Hispaniola, Guadeloupe & Martinique, and Cayenne.

Full Lot Details

Americas.- Jefferys (Thomas) The Natural and Civil History of the French Dominions in North and South America, 2 parts in 1 vol., first edition, titles in red and black, 18 fine folding engraved maps and plans by and after Jefferys, with the additional leaves pp.129*-138* in part 1 concerning the siege of Quebec, part 2 with errata slip pasted over part of p.80, lightly browned, slight ink-staining to signature R in part 2, book-label of John Clevland, contemporary calf, spine gilt, a little rubbed, joints split, spine ends worn, [Sabin 35964], folio, for Thomas Jefferys, 1760.

⁂ The first part covers Canada and Louisiana, including town plans of Quebec, Montreal, Louisburg and New Orleans; the second part the West Indies, including plans of Hispaniola, Guadeloupe & Martinique, and Cayenne.