French manuscript on geography and costume, with engraved plates. Choses necessaires a scavoir po. bien comprende la disposition dela sphere. Geographie. Costume

costume; geography]

Published by late-18th century, France
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Title: French manuscript on geography and costume, ...

Publisher: late-18th century, France

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+


Contemporary speckled calf, rebacked, with gilt-stamped lettering in red leather spine label; 12mo (110 x 163 mm); contains 5 engraved plates (1 showing a zodiac globe, and costume plates for Europe, Asia, Africa, and America), and about 200-pp. of handwritten text in French (tidy cursive and italic, in brown, black, and sometimes red ink), with blank pages between sections. Boards scuffed along the edegs, and flaring somewhat. Text block is nice and clean. The first section (29-pp.) covers the globe and astronomy (including the zodiac); the rest of it is concerned with "Le Monde," listing countries and major cities, rivers, or other landmarks. Ex Libris José M. Rodriguez MCMXXXVIII / Bibliotheca Chizigonana on front pastedown. Bookseller Inventory # D11323

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