Lot 317

LA HARPE (Jean-François de). Abstract of the general history of travel, containing what is most remarkable, most useful & best proven in the countries where travellers have entered. Paris, Hôtel de Thou, Laporte, Moutardier, 1780-1801.
32 volumes in-8, marbled calf, spines with ornate nerves, green title and tomaison coins, and an atlas in-4, marbled half calf, spines with ornate nerves, red title coin (contemporary binding).
Illustrated with 4 folded maps and 100 plates, some folded, all engraved on copper, and accompanied by an atlas of 73 folding maps (out of 74)́.
Defects of use in the bindings, more or less pronounced freckles, small wetness at the bottom of the first notebooks.