6181. La Flotte on Indian history 1769

Objektsbeskrivning
INDIA. LA FLOTTE, (JOSEPH?) DE. Essais historiques sur l'Inde, précédes d'un journal de voyages et d'une description géographique de la Côte de Coromandel. Paris (chez Herissant le Fils) 1769.

8:o (about 168x97 mm.). (4), (1)-360, (12) pp. 3 engraved plates (all).
Contemporary green calf, gilt edges of covers, gilt spine in six compartments, red edges. First endpaper and half-title cut in upper margin.

Löwendahl: China illustrata nova. Supplement, 1661.
First edition. Contains a description of the author's voyage via Rio de Janeiro and the Cape of Good Hope to India. Pp. 85-95 contains a narrative of a short visit to Canton and the Chinese.

From the library of Swedish antiquarian bookdealer Björn Löwendahl (1941-2013).