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JOHN MOCQUET
RARE Orig'l 1696 TRAVELS & VOYAGES by John Mocquet CANNIBALISM Leather ILLUSTR'D
LONDON: FOR NEWTON, SHELTON, & CHANDLER - BOOKSELLERS, 1696. VERY GOOD+ OR BETTER - SHIPPED VIA PRIORITY MAIL WITH FULL INSURANCE - SEE ALL 12 IMAGES AND DETAILED DESCRIPTION BELOW. EXTRAORDINARY, VERY RARE, AUTHENTIC, ORIGINAL, HISTORICAL, ANTIQUARIAN, 1696 HARDCOVER 3/4 LEATHER BOOK TITLED "TRAVELS AND VOYAGES INTO AFRICA, ASIA, AND AMERICA, THE EAST AND WEST INDIES, SYRIA, JERUSALEM, AND THE HOLY-LAND" - - - "Performed by JOHN MOCQUET (i.e.: Jean Mocquet), Keeper of the Cabinet of Rarities to the King of France in the Thuilleries"; - - - "Divided Into Six Books, and Enriched with Scriptures", AS SHOWN! "Translated from the French by Nathaniel Pullen, Gent."! Published at London - - - "Printed for William Newton, Bookseller in Little Britain; and Joseph Shelton; and William Chandler, Booksellers at the Peacock in the Poultry, 1696", as shown! PROFESSIONALLY REBOUND in contemporary (circa +/- the 1910's to maybe the 1930's or so) 3/4 LEATHER with marbled boards and new marbled end pages and paste-downs (all other pages including free end pages are original from 1696)! PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED WITH THE ORIGINAL 1696 B&W ARTISTIC DRAWINGS - EACH ILLUSTRATION WITH A BRIEF CAPTION DESCRIBING WHAT IS SHOWN AND WHERE IT WAS OBSERVED! See all 12 images including close-ups AND see the 10-cent dime in image for size perspective! Measures 4.5" X 7" and has a PHENOMENAL 372 paginated pages PLUS an additional 28 un-paginated pages of "Epistle Dedicatory to the King of France" and "Preface" pages, PLUS original 1696 free end pages, PLUS the added 'new' MARBLED end pages and paste-downs, A … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: The Ancient Archivist (paperhawker) [Winter Haven, Florida, US]
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