Le Voyageur Anglais. Rene PERIN.
Le Voyageur Anglais.
Le Voyageur Anglais.
Le Voyageur Anglais.
Le Voyageur Anglais.

Le Voyageur Anglais.


PÉRIN, Rene. Le Voyageur Anglais Autour du Monde Habitable: Nouvelle Méthode Amusante et Instructive pour étudier la Géographie...Orné de 45 Gravures coloriees avec soin, Représentant Les Vues des Principales Villes Capitales du Monde et les Costumes de leurs Habitans. [2], 142 pp. Illustrated with hand-coloured engraved frontispiece and decorative title plus 13 hand-coloured engraved plates. Oblong 8vo., 132 x 205 mm, bound in contemporary brown cloth over green marbled boards. Paris: Alexis Eymery, 1826.

First Edition. A beautifully coloured educational work on geography for French children. The fictional English pair of "Felix" and "Felicia" tour the world describing the great cities and sites. The text is accompanied by charming hand-coloured city views arranged four per plate. Views include London, Paris, Naples, St. Petersburg, Washington D.C., Peking, Cairo, Buenos Aires among many more. Other illustrations include maps and costume plates. Although described as a translation, there does not appear to be an English source. A fine copy.

Item nr. 165362
Price: $2,750.00

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