1722 1ed Voyages in America Labat West Indies Illustrated MAPS Caribbean Cuba

LABAT, Jean-Baptiste

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Jean-Baptiste Labat was a 17th-century Frenchman known for his eclectic interests including exploration. He composed a large portfolio of works, of which, his most famous concern America and his voyages. “Nouveau voyage aux isles de l’Amerique’ was first published in 1722 and was instantly republished in different languages across Europe. It primarily deals with the West Indies and the Caribbean islands with numerous illustrations that Labat himself illustrated.

 

Many of the 42 illustrations in this first edition are large folding maps; maps of the Caribbean Sea and individual islands such as Isle of Martinique. Other illustrations depict natives, architecture, tools, and scenery. Very impressive and beautiful!

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1722 1ed Voyages in America Labat West Indies Illustrated MAPS Caribbean Cuba

 

Jean-Baptiste Labat was a 17th-century Frenchman known for his eclectic interests including exploration. He composed a large portfolio of works, of which, his most famous concern America and his voyages. “Nouveau voyage aux isles de l’Amerique’ was first published in 1722 and was instantly republished in different languages across Europe. It primarily deals with the West Indies and the Caribbean islands with numerous illustrations that Labat himself illustrated.

 

Many of the 42 illustrations in this first edition are large folding maps; maps of the Caribbean Sea and individual islands such as Isle of Martinique. Other illustrations depict natives, architecture, tools, and scenery. Very impressive and beautiful!

 

Item number: #2523

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LABAT, Jean-Baptiste

 

Nouveau voyage aux isles de l’Amerique, contenant l’histoire naturelle de ces pays, l’origine, les mœurs, la religion & le gouvernement des habitans anciens & modernes. Les guerres & les evenemens singuliers qui y sont arrivez pendant le long sejour que l’auteur y a fait. Le commerce & les manufactures qui y sont établies & les moyens de les augmenter. Avec une description exacte & curieuse de toutes ces isles. Ouvrage enrichi de plus de cent cartes, plans, & figures en tailles-douces.

 

A Paris, au Palais, chez Theodore Le Gras, au quatriéme pillier de la grand-salle, à L couronnée. M. DCC. XXII. Avec approbation & privilege du Roy. [1722].

 

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  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes
    • Vol. I – xxxvj, [10], 525, [1]
      • 16 engraved plates
    • Vol. III – iv, 547 (i.e. 549), [1]
      • 26 engraved plates
    • Language: French
    • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • Size: ~6.5in X 4in (16.5cm x 10cm)

 

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2523

Category

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

LABAT, Jean-Baptiste

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete