Lot 18: Ferry's Nouvelle Californie 1850 with maps

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Lot 18: Author: Ferry, Hypolite Title: Description de la Nouvelle Californie: Geographique, Politique et Morale... Avec une grande carte de la Nouvelle Californie, des cartes particuli?res des Baies de Monterey et de San-Francisco, de L'Isthme de Panama, de Cap Horn et du D?troit de Magellan, et plusieurs vues int?ressant de la Californie Place Published: Paris Publisher: L. Maison Date Published: 1850 Description: [4], 386 pp. With 4 steel-engraved plates; 4 engraved maps, one of them quite large and folding. (8vo) 18.2x11.5 cm (7 ?x4?"), later quarter leather & boards with a "tree calf" design. Second Edition. One of two nearly identical editions published in 1850. Some fairly moderate foxing and darkening to the text, large map with 2 short stub tears not intruding over inner neat line; very good. Provenance: Golder 6/83. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $2000-3000
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