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Vancouver, George (1757-1798) A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World; in which the Coast of North-west A

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2950B
Lot:
397
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$4,305$3,500

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Books & Manuscripts - 2950B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Vancouver, George (1757-1798) A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World; in which the Coast of North-west America has been Carefully Examined. London: John Stockdale, 1801. Six octavo text volumes and one large quarto atlas volume, second English edition; illustrated with two folding engraved maps and seventeen engraved plates; expertly bound in modern uniform half calf and marbled paper boards, light toning and occasional foxing, first folding map lightly soiled, with an old repair in the inner margin, second folding map lightly foxed, plates with light marginal soiling, 8 1/4 x 5 and 11 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. (7)
Provenance: The Estate of David Spinney.
Estimate $6,000-8,000


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John Stockdale, David Spinney, London, Vancouver, Book collecting, Book formats, Foxing, Octavo, Papermaking

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