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Abbe Raynal / Justamond, A Philosophical and Political History of the Settlement…

Abbe Raynal / Justamond, A Philosophical and Political History of the Settlement

Abbe Raynal / Justamond, J.O. (Translator). A Philosophical and Political History of the Settlements and Trade of the Europeans in the East and West Indies. Revised, Augmented, and Published in ten volumes by the Abbe Raynal. Newly translated from the French, By J.O. Justamond, F.R.S. with a new Set of Maps, Elegant Engravings Adapted to the Work, and a Copious Index. In Six Volumes. Dublin, Printed for John Exshaw, Grafton Street and Luke White, Dame Street, 1784. 21 x 12.5 cm. Vol.1: (10), 536 pages / Vol.2: (6), 564 pages / Vol.3: (8), 572 pages / Vol.4: (6), 543 pages / Vol.5: (6), 469 pages / Vol.6: (4), 573 pages plus 84 pages Index. For Illustrations, see comments below. Uniform contemporary full calf. Good condition only. Bindings severely rubbed and bumped with most spine labels missing. Material losses to spines and board. Age darkened and dust dulled. Some evidence of old bookworm. Bindings of text blocks sound. One plate lose. Portrait of Abbe Raynal and one map (East Indies) missing. Overall good reading copies or candidates for rebinding.

The book lists a portrait of the Author, seven plates and four folding maps by Thomas Kitchin.

The portrait of Abbe Raynal, the author is missing from volume 1.
The seven Plates are present, six of them act as frontispieces for the various volumes (see images).

There are only three of the mentioned four folding maps present:
1. European settlements in South America
2. European Settlements in the West Indies
3. European Settlements in North America

The Map of European Settlements in the East Indies is missing!

Our price: EUR 400,-- 

Abbe Raynal / Justamond, A Philosophical and Political History of the Settlement
Abbe Raynal / Justamond, A Philosophical and Political History of the Settlement
Abbe Raynal / Justamond, A Philosophical and Political History of the Settlement
Abbe Raynal / Justamond, A Philosophical and Political History of the Settlement
Abbe Raynal / Justamond, A Philosophical and Political History of the Settlement
Abbe Raynal / Justamond, A Philosophical and Political History of the Settlement
Abbe Raynal / Justamond, A Philosophical and Political History of the Settlement
Abbe Raynal / Justamond, A Philosophical and Political History of the Settlement
Abbe Raynal / Justamond, A Philosophical and Political History of the Settlement

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