5 April 2016
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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