1843 Lucry Voyages Atlas CHINA South America Jungles Color Engravings CORTEZ

LURCY, Gabriel Lafond de

$950.00

In stock

Free shipping wordwide!


Satisfaction Guaranteed

Unsure? Ask an Expert!

Gabriel Lafond de Lucry was a 19th-century French sailor who is best remembered for his voyages in South America and political appointments in Costa Rica. In 1843, Lucry published an eight-volume work describing his world voyages under the title ‘Voyages autour du monde’. This work covered his exploration in the Americas, adventures on the sea, China, as well as reports of famous shipwrecks!

 

This eight-volume work in 4 tomes of Lucry’s ‘Voyages’ includes 78 full-page engravings, 30 of which are in beautiful color. Notable plates include illustrations of local tribes and views of:

  • Hernan Cortez and Princess Marina in Mexico
  • Sandwich Islands
  • Baptisms in New Zealand
  • Human sacrifice ritual in Tahiti
  • Persian Gulf Pirates fighting Georges d’Arnouville
  • Chinese ceremonies and customs; jongluers and physicians
  • Bombardment of Tangiers
  • Jungles of Bolivia and Guatemala
  • Jose de San Martin and Simon Bolivar
  • 1842 shipwreck of Waterloo, convict ship

Hand-to-hand fighting with a Borneo orangutan

$950.00

In stock

Free shipping wordwide!


Satisfaction Guaranteed

Image Gallery Description & Details

1843 Lucry Voyages Atlas CHINA South America Jungles Color Engravings CORTEZ

 

Gabriel Lafond de Lucry was a 19th-century French sailor who is best remembered for his voyages in South America and political appointments in Costa Rica. In 1843, Lucry published an eight-volume work describing his world voyages under the title ‘Voyages autour du monde’. This work covered his exploration in the Americas, adventures on the sea, China, as well as reports of famous shipwrecks!

 

This eight-volume work in 4 tomes of Lucry’s ‘Voyages’ includes 78 full-page engravings, 30 of which are in beautiful color. Notable plates include illustrations of local tribes and views of:

  • Hernan Cortez and Princess Marina in Mexico
  • Sandwich Islands
  • Baptisms in New Zealand
  • Human sacrifice ritual in Tahiti
  • Persian Gulf Pirates fighting Georges d’Arnouville
  • Chinese ceremonies and customs; jongluers and physicians
  • Bombardment of Tangiers
  • Jungles of Bolivia and Guatemala
  • Jose de San Martin and Simon Bolivar
  • 1842 shipwreck of Waterloo, convict ship
  • Hand-to-hand fighting with a Borneo orangutan

 

Item number: #9805

Price: $950

 

LURCY, Gabriel Lafond de

 

Voyages autour du monde et naufrages célèbres … par le capitaine G. Lafond.

 

Paris: Pourrat frères, 1843-1844. First Edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 8 volumes in 4 tomes
    • 1 – [9], 6-422, [2]
      • 10 engraved plates
    • 2 – [5], 2-432
      • 9 engraved plates
    • 3 – [5], 2-430, [2]
      • 14 engraved plates
    • 4 – [7], 4-423, [1]
      • 9 engraved plates
    • 5 – [5], 2-432
      • 9 engraved plates
    • 6 – [4], 423, [1]
      • 9 engraved plates
    • 7 – [4], 415, [1]
      • 6 engraved plates
    • 8 – [4], 440
      • 12 engraved plates
    • Language: French
    • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • Size: ~9.75in X 6.75in (25cm x 17cm)

 

Our Guarantee:

Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.

Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation!

 

                                                                  

9805

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

LURCY, Gabriel Lafond de

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete