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FORTIS, Alberto (1741-1803). Voyage en Dalmatie. Berne: chez la Société Typographique, 1778. 2 volumes in one, 8° (196 x 119mm). 13 plates, all but one folding and 2 folding maps (very light occasional browning). Contemporary marbled calf, red lettering piece, spine lavishly decorated in gilt. Provenance: J.C. Dezauche (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION IN FRENCH. Lowndes I, 149 (first English edition): 'treats principally of the geology, natural history and antiquities of the country with notices of the singular races which inhabit it'.
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