La Harpe, Jean-Francois de (1739-1803) Abrégé de L'Histoire Générale des Voyages. Paris: Hotel de Thou, 1780-Paris: Moutardier, 1801.
Thirty-two octavo volumes, without the atlas volume, illustrated, bound in uniform speckled calf, gilt spines, uniform, with matching labels, a few heads chipped, generally good, boards attached, ex libris Camille Aboussouan (1919-2013), with his bookplate, 7 3/4 x 4 3/4 in., occupying nearly four feet of shelf space.
La Harpe compiled the results of the notable explorers of his era in this extensive work, including Cook, Dampier, Carteret, Kaempfer, Bernier, Bruce, Norden, Anson, Bougainville, and others. (32)
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