1796 1st ed Saint-Sauveur VOYAGES Africa Asia Color Illustrated Costumes China

SAINT-SAUVEUR, Jacques Grasset de

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An incredibly rare and valuable late 18th-century collection of color engravings by Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur. Collected in a work entitled ‘Encyclopedia of Voyages’, this work displays costumes, clothing, and culture of inhabitants from all around the world.

 

This 1796 volume includes over 100 color engravings of people from Africa and Asia. The list of countries is extensive, including: China, Persia, Armenia, Arabia, India, Egypt, Senegal, Benin, and Madagascar.

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1796 1st ed Saint-Sauveur VOYAGES Africa Asia Color Illustrated Costumes China

 

An incredibly rare and valuable late 18th-century collection of color engravings by Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur. Collected in a work entitled ‘Encyclopedia of Voyages’, this work displays costumes, clothing, and culture of inhabitants from all around the world.

 

This 1796 volume includes over 100 color engravings of people from Africa and Asia. The list of countries is extensive, including: China, Persia, Armenia, Arabia, India, Egypt, Senegal, Benin, and Madagascar.

 

Item number: #8806

Price: $950

 

SAINT-SAUVEUR, Jacques Grasset de

 

Encyclopédie des voyages, : contenant l’abrégé historique des mœurs, usages, habitudes domestiques, religions, fêtes, supplices, funérailles, sciences, arts, et commerce de tous les peuples : Et la collection complette de leurs habillemens civils, militaires, religieux et dignitaires, dessinés d’après nature, gravés avec soin et coloriésà l’acquarelle…Afrique / Asie

 

[Paris] : Se trouve chez l’auteur, rue Nicaise, maison de la Section des Tuileries. Chez Deroy, libraire, rue du Cimetière-André, no. 15, près la rue Haute-feuille. Et chez les principaux libraires de la République., 1796.

 

Details:

  • Collation: textually complete with all pages; lacking a few illustrations, 2 volumes in 1
    • ‘Asia’
      • [2], 12, 16, 6, 4, 5, [1], 4, 7, [1], 6, 6, 4, 6, 4, 2, 4, 6, 4, 8, 4, 10, 4, 5, [1], 4, 8, 8, 8, 6, 6, 4
      • 67 engraved plates
    • ‘Africa’
      • [2], 12, 2, 2, 2, 24, 4, 2, 9, [1], 6, 2, [2], 2, 6, 6, [2]
      • 60 engraved plates
    • Language: French
    • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • Size: ~9in X 7in (23cm x 18cm)

 

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8806

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Authors

SAINT-SAUVEUR, Jacques Grasset de

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete