Leyden: D. du Mortier en zoon, J.H. de Lange, en J. Oomkens, 1814. 151p., missing title page, bound in edge-nibbled red boards with printed paper label on spine (perhaps clipped from the now-missing title page); damp stain to final pages,some foxing. Text in Dutch. A later-era recasing using appropriate materials.
Introduction to the great explorers, intended for a Juvenile audience. Included are passages on Columbus, Vasco de Gama, Mungo Park and Le Vaillant in Africa, Lord Macartney in China, M. de Lesseps and Cook.
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