LE PETIT NEPTUNE FRANÇAIS; or, French Coasting Pilot, for the…

LE PETIT NEPTUNE FRANÇAIS; or, French Coasting Pilot, for the coast of Flanders, Channel, Bay of Biscay, and Mediterranean. To which is added. the Coast of Italy from the River Var to Orbitello; with the Gulf of Naples and the Island of Corsica... by FADEN, William (1750?-1836) (Georges Boissaye Du Bocag, 1625-96)

LE PETIT NEPTUNE FRANÇAIS; or, French Coasting Pilot, for the coast of Flanders, Channel, Bay of Biscay, and Mediterranean. To which is added. the Coast of Italy from the River Var to Orbitello; with the Gulf of Naples and the Island of Corsica...

London: W. Faden, 1793. Quarto. pp (xi)-xvi, 147, (1, blank), (8, index) + frontispiece view of the Tower of Cordouan + 40 folding maps, charts, and plans + 2 full page maps. Rebound in modern brown calf and red cloth, spine with five raised bands and two labels. Light spine scuffing, the binding is nearly fine overall. Lacking the front free endpaper and the rear pastedown; upper outer corner of text through p. 14 has creases and small chips, with a tidy repair to blank upper outer corner of frontispiece; some light foxing, offsetting in text; crease to fore margin of a number of plates; else a VG clean, tight, and unworn copy, text clean, nice. >>>An adaptation of 'Le petit flambeau de la mer' by Georges Boissaye Du Bocag. ESTC T96575. This is the third printing. Previously issued in 1761 and 1774. Third edition, revised & enlarged, was in 1805. Includes maps of France, Brittany, Naples, the English Channel, Riviera, Genoa, Marseilles, and much more. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

Condition: Binding: Hardcover
Book ID: 38137
Tags: Nautical, Welland
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