1855 Vaillant Africa Voyages Hottentot Ethnology Zoology Giraffes FINE BINDING

LE VAILLANT, Francois

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François Le Vaillant was an 18th-century French explorer known for his descriptions of animals and birds in Africa. In 1780, he began a voyage to the Cape of Good Hope with the Dutch East India Company. While there, he collected various specimens of animals and plants, and encountered local natives, the Hottentot people. This volume includes views of the Hottentots and their villages, hunting excursions, and large African mammals such as giraffes and lions.

 

This volume is a beautiful mid-19th-century edition, bound in fine polychrome boards – green and gold embossed – with a color illustration of a lion hunt on the front cover.

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1855 Vaillant Africa Voyages Hottentot Ethnology Zoology Giraffes FINE BINDING

 

François Le Vaillant was an 18th-century French explorer known for his descriptions of animals and birds in Africa. In 1780, he began a voyage to the Cape of Good Hope with the Dutch East India Company. While there, he collected various specimens of animals and plants, and encountered local natives, the Hottentot people. This volume includes views of the Hottentots and their villages, hunting excursions, and large African mammals such as giraffes and lions.

 

This volume is a beautiful mid-19th-century edition, bound in fine polychrome boards – green and gold embossed – with a color illustration of a lion hunt on the front cover.

 

Item number: #11408

Price: $499

 

LE VAILLANT, Francois

 

Abrégé des voyages de Levaillant en Afrique.

 

Tours: Mame et Cie, 1855.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [5], 234, [2]
    • 2 engraved plates
  • Language: French
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~7.5in X 4.5in (19cm x 11.5cm)

 

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11408

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Medicine & Science

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

LE VAILLANT, Francois

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

French

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete