Nouvelle Relation de la France Equinoxiale, Contenant La Description des Cotes de la Guiane; de l’Isle de Cayenne; le Commerce de cette Colonie; les divers changemens arrives dans ce Pays; & les Moeurs & Coutumes des differens Peuples Sauvages qui l’habitent. Pierre Barrere.
Nouvelle Relation de la France Equinoxiale, Contenant La Description des Cotes de la Guiane; de l’Isle de Cayenne; le Commerce de cette Colonie; les divers changemens arrives dans ce Pays; & les Moeurs & Coutumes des differens Peuples Sauvages qui l’habitent.

Nouvelle Relation de la France Equinoxiale, Contenant La Description des Cotes de la Guiane; de l’Isle de Cayenne; le Commerce de cette Colonie; les divers changemens arrives dans ce Pays; & les Moeurs & Coutumes des differens Peuples Sauvages qui l’habitent.

Piget; Damonneville; Durand, 1743. Binding: Full contemporary calf. Rebacked tastefully in 6 compartments of 5 raised bands with gilt ruling, and gilt decorative devices. Gilt title on 2 with red calf label. Marbled inner upper and lower boards. , Notes: Pierre Barrere wrote this book on Guyana’s inhabitants, their culture, and the region’s environmental features after spending several years in the French colony. At the time the book was published it was highly sought out because of its accuracy.
Barrere (1690-1755) was a naturalist and physician to King Louis XV of France.
, Size: 8vo (159x90mm), Illustration: Illustrated with 19 plates, including 3 maps. The remaining plates depict locals of the region, tools and cultural artifacts, as well as the area’s flora and fauna. , Provenance: William Loring, References: Sabin 477, Pages: P. Half Title, Blank, Title, Blank, Warning (i-iv), Foldout Map, 1-250., Category: Book Americas South; Book Natural History; Book Voyages General;. Very good condition. Plates and text clean and crisp. Item #B4709

Binding: Full contemporary calf. Rebacked tastefully in 6 compartments of 5 raised bands with gilt ruling, and gilt decorative devices. Gilt title on 2 with red calf label. Marbled inner upper and lower boards. , Notes: Pierre Barrere wrote this book on Guyana’s inhabitants, their culture, and the region’s environmental features after spending several years in the French colony. At the time the book was published it was highly sought out because of its accuracy.
Barrere (1690-1755) was a naturalist and physician to King Louis XV of France.
, Size: 8vo (159x90mm), Illustration: Illustrated with 19 plates, including 3 maps. The remaining plates depict locals of the region, tools and cultural artifacts, as well as the area’s flora and fauna. , Provenance: William Loring, References: Sabin 477, Pages: P. Half Title, Blank, Title, Blank, Warning (i-iv), Foldout Map, 1-250., Category: Book Americas South; Book Natural History; Book Voyages General;.

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