Lot 461: Leguat's heavily illustrated New Voyage to the East Indies

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:47:25

Lot 461: Author: Leguat, Francis; Title: A New Voyage to the East Indies; Place Published: London; Publisher: R. Bonwicke, W. Freeman, Tim. Goodwin, et al.; Date Published: 1708; Description: [8], xv, 248 + [24] pp. 31 engraved maps and figures, many fold-out. (8vo) crudely rebound in gilt-lettered modern morocco. First Edition.Beautiful engravings show the landscape, animals, plants, and people of the East Indies. The accompanying text contains "adventures in two Desert Islands, and an Account of the most Remarkable Things in Maurice Island, Batavia, at the Cape of Good Hope, the Island of St. Helena, and other places." Condition: Morocco fine; half of text block detached from binding; some foxing and darkening of pages, a few small closed tears and tears to edges of pages and illustrations, some with tape repair, but illustrations are generally bright; good to very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $300-500
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