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Prevost D'Exiles, Antoine-Francois Bois, J.P.J. Du, Ed."
Histoire generale des voyages, ou nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre. Tome treizieme: Voyages dans la presqu'isle en deca du Gange."
La Haye, Pierre de Hondt, 1755. Nouvelle edition. 4to. Viii+508+(4) pp. Complete with 8 maps/plans (incl. 6 fold.) & 23 plts. (incl. 5 fold., all engr.). Hardcover. Late 19th-century half calf with 2 gilt-lettered title labels on spine, marbled boards & endpapers. (Occas. light foxing/browning, mainly to prel. pages; leaves ¶2 and *3 bound in wrong order; some worm holes in inner margins near spine). Vg. * Incl. travels of Dellon (Malabar), Guillaume de Methold & Tavernier to the diamond mines in Golkonde, Visapoor & Bengal; Nicolaas de Graaf on the Ganges; the Portuguese in India, history of Dom Pedro de Castro, voyage of Luillier to the Gulf of Bengal; travels in Hindustan of Thomas Rhoe & Johann Albrecht von Mandelslo, Bernier in Kashmir, Tavernier in Hindustan & Batavia; history and description of the Mugul Empire & Hindustan, description of the coast of Malabar & Golkonde. - Maps/plans and views of Cananor, Dutch fort Gelderland in Palliacate (Coromandel), Kingdom of Bangal, Hindustan (= Indian subcontinent), Dabul (or Dabhol), Cananor (Malabar), Dutch fort at Cranganor, town and fort of Cochin. - Landwehr Voc, 265. - The Hague quarto ed., mainly a reprint of the Paris edition, but with many corrections and additions."
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