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    Sale 12259

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

    5 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 87

    ROUX, Joseph (fl. 1764-1771). Recueil des Principaux Plans, des Ports et Rades de la Mer Mediterranée. Marseille: no printer, 1764.

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    ROUX, Joseph (fl. 1764-1771). Recueil des Principaux Plans, des Ports et Rades de la Mer Mediterranée. Marseille: no printer, 1764.

    Oblong 4° (161 x 230 mm). Engraved title by Laurent, and plates 1-65 only [see below], colored by a contemporary hand (plates 44-45 with upper corners renewed affecting numeration, some mostly marginal soiling). Late 18th/early 19th-century vellum-backed marbled boards (slight wear).

    A fragment of the first edition. Nordenskiöld lists three editions, including this one, and gives 121 plates for the first two editions and 123 for the third. Nordenskiöld 254


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