Nov 06, 2014 - Sale 2364

Sale 2364 - Lot 23

Price Realized: $ 585
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(CALIFORNIA.) Chappe d'Auteroche, Jean. A voyage to California to observe the Transit of Venus. Folding plan of Mexico City. [8], 215 pages. 4to, modern 1/4 calf; half-title with partial separation along a fold, plan mounted on new stub and coming detached; uncut; perforated library stamp on half-title, inked library stamps on title and next page, Volkmann ex-libris tag on front pastedown. London: Dilly, 1778

Additional Details

First edition in English of the above, with the addition of a voyage to Newfoundland. Cowan 1933, page 114; Hill 279; Howes C299 ("aa"); Sabin 12004; Wagner, Spanish Southwest 158a. Provenance: Sloan's Daniel Volkmann sale, 16 February 2005, lot 36.