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Discoveries of the French in 1768 and 1769, to the South-East of New Guinea, with the subsequent visits to the same lands by English navigators, who gave them new names. To which is prefixed, an historical abridgement of the voyages and discoveries of the
Hardcover. Very Good. Stockdale, London, 1791. First English edition. hardcover. original thin-leather textured boards, more recently re-backed with a new spine in superb spotted dark-tan leather. five raised bands and six gilt-ruled compartments. spine label in gilt on dark-green morocco. gilt date (1791) at bottom of spine. 324pp. 12 engraved maps and plates. 4to. Very good. internally VG+. minor spotting and shadow-tanning to prelims and latters. majority of pages are immaculate and appear unread. minor rubbing to original leather boards, especially at corners. overall a beautiful copy.
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