Rouen: Caillous, Pierre, 1725. Hardcover. Account of Dutch exploration and the search for the best sea route to the East Indies, including early expeditions in northeastern Europe, wintering over in Nova Zembla (Arctic Ocean), the first voyage to the east around the Cape of Good Hope, and the formation of the East India Company.
Volume II, with 7 engraved maps & prints including Indonesia & Bali.
Small 8vo, frontispiece (2)pp, 340pp, 7 maps & prints, all edges red. Period half sheep & speckled boards, red title label, gilt decorated spine. Paper at boards slightly rubbed, nevertheless, an elegantly bound copy, with bright, clean plates. OCLC: 28699721. Very good. Item #24308