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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 quatorzieme: Voyages dans la presqu'isle en deca du Gange (suite) & Voyages aux Indes Orientales par le sud-ouest."
La Haye, Pierre de Hondt, 1756. Nouvelle edition. 4to. (Viii)+500+(4) pp. Complete with 14 maps/plans (incl. 10 fold.) & 19 plts. (incl. 1 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. & final pages; tear in margin of 1st map closed, few worm holes in inner margins near spine). Vg. ¶ Incl. description of the kingdoms of Tanjour, Marava, Madurai, Maissour, Gingi & Carnate; the French in Pondicherry, description of the Coromandel Coast; voyages of the French to Yemen. Voyages of Magallan, Olivier van Noort & Jac. le Maire to the East Indies; voyage of Engelbert Kaempfer to Japan with ample description of the country. - Maps/plans and views of Coromandel Coast, Pondicherry, Madras with Fort St. Georges, Tranquebar with Danish fort Dansburg, and Tranquebar district, St. Thome, Dutch settlement in Ougly; Mariana Archipelago (Pacific), Philippines, Manilla, Japan, Meaco (Kyoto), Jedo (Tokyo), Nagasaki. - Landwehr Voc, 265. - The Hague quarto ed., mainly a reprint of the Paris edition, but with many corrections and additions."
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