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Voyage au Pole Boréal, fait en 1773, par ordre du Roi d' Angleterre
Saillant & Nyon - Pissot 1775 - Voyage au Pole Boréal, fait en 1773, par ordre du Roi d' Angleterre, par Constantin-Jean Phipps. Traduit de l' anglois. Paris, chez Saillant & Nyon - Pissot, 1775. Prima edizione. In-4°, piena pelle coeva, dorso a 5 nervi con fregi floreali e filetti in oro sui piani. xii, 259, (3) pp. e 12 tavole incise in rame da De la Gardette ripiegate f.t. comprendenti 3 carte geografiche, 4 vedute di paesaggi polari e varie figure di animali, strumenti nautici e macchine idrauliche. Boucher de la Riharderie, I, pp. 374-75. Chavanne, Liter. uber d. Polar-Regionen, 1943. Cox, II, p. 19: This expedition was undertaken for the purpose of discovering a route to India through the Polar Regions. North of Spitzbergen the sea was absolutely blocked with the ice and the vessels had to return. It made an important addition to the science of navigation and to the knowledge of the natural productions of Spitzbergen. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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