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    Sale 12259

    Ex Libris Jean R. Perrette: Important Travel, Exploration & Cartography

    5 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 77

    LE ROUGE, George Louis. Recueil des côtes maritimes de France… Paris: Desnos, 1766.

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    LE ROUGE, George Louis. Recueil des côtes maritimes de France… Paris: Desnos, 1766.

    4° (251 x 210 mm). Engraved double-page title, engraved folding maps, 51 engraved double-page maps, colored by a contemporary hand. (Light worming to blank lower right corners, folding map with margins renewed, some minor darkening.) Contemporary quarter calf and boards, spine gilt, red morocco lettering-piece. Provenance: Mr. le Chevalier de Fleurieu (1738-1810) French explorer, hydrographer and politician (bookplate).

    Second edition, revised by Louis Brion de la Tour. See previous lot. Phillips 5998; Tooley, p. 44.


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