LOCKMAN, John.

Travels of the Jesuits,

£1,500

Travels of the Jesuits,
into various parts of the world: compiled from their letters. Now first attempted in English… With extracts from other travellers, and miscellaneous notes.
London: printed for John Noon, 1743.

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An abridgement of the French ‘Jesuit Lettres Edifiantes’.

Description

First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo, [2], vi, xxii, [2], 487, [1]; [6], 507, [3]pp., illustrated with 6 folding engraved maps and plates, woodcut initials and head pieces; contemporary speckled calf, covers with double gilt fillet, spines in six compartments, red morocco label, gilt numbered direct, raised bands framed by double gilt fillet, an attractive set.

Provenance: Earls of Macclesfield (armorial bookplate and blindstamp).

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Sabin 40708.

 

Stock ID: 96773