3 December 2007,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,750
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 4,000
CHARLEVOIX, Pierre François Xavier de. A Voyage to North-America. Dublin: John Exshaw, 1766
2 volumes, 8o (193 x 118 mm). Engraved frontispiece portraits (the second folding) of Outacite and a Delaware Indian, 8 engraved folding maps (second and third maps with tape repairs). Contemporary calf (rebacked preserving original spines); two quarter morocco slipcases. Provenance: David Stewart (bookplate).
FIRST IRISH EDITION. Considered the best edition in English for its two portraits and eight engraved maps. Howes C-308; Sabin 12143. (2)
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