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BERNOUILLI, Jean.

Description historique et géographique de l'Inde.

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95760
Berlin, Chrétien Sigismond Spener [puis] Pierre Bourdeaux, 1786
£5,000

Important assembly of three key texts on India. The first volume contains the geography of Hindustan by the Portuguese Jesuit missionary, Joseph Tieffenthaler; the second volume contains texts by Anquetil-Duperronet and others; the third volume contains Rennell's work on the geography and mapping of India.

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Description

5 parts in 3 volumes, 4to., xxxvi pp., (2) ll., 516 pp., 1 map, 38 plates; (4) ll., xvi pp., lxii pp., (1) l., 259 pp., (2) ll., pp. (261)-576 but numbered 596, (4) ll., pp. 577-578 but numbered 597-598, 2 maps, 3 tables, 10 plates; (5) ll., lxxxiv pp., 256 pp., 9 maps; viii pp., 240 pp., 16 pp., (3) ll., 2 maps, 6 plates, a total of 71 plates, maps, and tables, some folding (occasional tear to folds) green roan-backed marbled boards, a very good set.

Bibliography

Sommervogel VIII, 22.

Stock ID:95760

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