1788 Recueil de Cartes Geographiques Ancient Greece Illustrated Plates 1st ed

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Seller: the-mad-librarian ✉️ (19,689) 100%, Location: Bath, GB, Ships to: WORLDWIDE, Item: 374009178266 1788 Recueil de Cartes Geographiques Ancient Greece Illustrated Plates 1st ed. 'Travels of Anacharsis the Younger in Greece' was first published in 1788. Comprising 31 plates total. Collated, complete. In contemporary boards. The front board is detached but present. Externally, worn. Click here to see our other books! Recueil de Cartes Geographiques Plans Vues et Medailles de L'Ancienne Grece Jean Jacques Barthelmey; Jean Denis Barbie du Bocage 1788 De Bure et al : Paris 10.5" by 8.5" xlij, [31]pp SUMMARY An uncommon first edition of the Atlas collection to accompany Barthelmey's 1788 retelling of Anacharsis. First Edition,Folding Maps,Folding Plates,Illustrated,Uncommon Overall Condition: Good Only This book weighs 1 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 22.99 EU Postage: £ 16.99 European Postage: £ 17.99 Asia Postage: £ 22.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 28.99 DESCRIPTION Comprising 31 plates total. Collated, complete. The plates to this volume all depict ancient Greece. With the text in French. With the list of plates and introductory analysis of the maps designed by cartographer Jean Denis Barbie du Bocage. Bocage designed many of the maps to this volume. He was a celebrated cartographer who trained in the workshops of expert mapmaker J.B.B. d'Anville. 'Travels of Anacharsis the Younger in Greece' was first published in 1788. It was an imaginary travel journal and is noted as one of the first historical novels. This is the first edition of the plates. CONDITION In contemporary boards. The front board is detached but present. Externally, worn. Internally, firmly bound. Lacking a portion of front free endpaper at the gutter. Worming to the gutter throughout, heaviest to the introductory text leaves and therefore only forming the occasional small hole to the plates. Light tidemarks to the outer margins of most plates. Only affecting the blank margins. The penultimate plate, labelled 'Chap. LXXVI' has a small chip to the outer margin, not affecting the map. Pages remain bright. Overall Condition: Good Only GLOSSARY OF TERMS Overall Condition (Dustwrapper condition rating is shown after that for the book itself, where a dustwrapper is present) Fine - Very well preserved copy showing very little wear Very Good Indeed - Only one or two minor faults, really a very attractive copy Very Good - Quite a wide term meaning no major faults but probably several smaller ones often expected given the age of the book, but still a respectable copy Good - Meaning not very good. Some more serious faults as will be described in the condition report under 'condition' Good Only - Meaning one or more faults that could really do with repair Fair - As with good only above but with other faults leaving a compromised copy even after repair Poor - Really bad and possibly seriously incomplete. We only sell books in this condition where their rarity or value makes them attractive none the less. Major defects will be described. GUARANTEE We offer a full money back guarantee on our descriptions. Please ask for details and conditions. We prefer PAYPAL. If you pay via PAYPAL we will post the item off the same or the next working day with the postage you have selected. Please note we cannot accept USD cheques
  • Author: Jean Jacques Barthelmey; Jean Denis Barbie du Bocage
  • Publisher: De Bure et al
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Special Attributes: No
  • Language: English
  • Fiction Subject: None
  • Illustrator: Jean Denis Barbie du Bocage
  • Original/Facsimile: Original
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Signed: No
  • Year Printed: 1788
  • Place of Publication: Paris
  • Weight: 1.000000
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: Paris

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