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Relation des îles Pelew, situées dans la partie occidentale de l'océan Pacifique : composée sur les journaux et les communications du capitaine Henri Wilson, et de quelques-uns de ses officiers, qui, en aoút mil sept cent quatre-vingt-trois, y ont fait naufrage sur l'Antelope, paquebot de la compagnie des Indes orientales / traduit de l'Anglois de George Keate ... ; tome premier[-second].

Author/Creator:
Keate, George, 1729-1797.
Standardized Title:
Account of the Pelew Islands. French
Publication:
A Paris : Chez Le Jay, libraire ... : Maradan, libraire ..., MDCCLXXXVIII [1788]
Format/Description:
Book
2 v. : ill., maps, ports. ; 20 cm. (8vo)
Fingerprint:
e.es cet- uees ilre (3) 1788 (R) v.1
ptn, uea- a-at cequ (3) 1788 (R) v.2
Subjects:
Antelope (Packet) -- Early works to 1800.
Palau -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Place of Publication:
France Paris.
Notes:
Signatures: v. 1: pi² A-R⁸ S⁴ T² (leaf T2 blank) ; v. 2: pi² A-R⁸ S⁴.
Pagination: v. 1: [4], 280, [4] p., [9] leaves of plates (most fold.) ; v. 2: [4], 274, [6] p., [8] leaves of plates (most fold.).
Engraved plates.
Printed marginalia.
Errata at end of each vol.
Local notes:
Dechert Collection copy: v. 1 has early ms. shelf-mark(?) on back pastedown.
Presented to the Penn Libraries by Robert Dechert.
Dechert Collection copy: each vol. has 2 typescript leaves of bibliographic and purchase notes signed by Robert Dechert laid in.
Dechert Collection copy: each vol. bound in contemporary full calf; boards double-ruled in gold; gold-ruled spine panels; 2 gold-stamped, red leather spine labels (one with brief title, the other with vol. number).
Dechert Collection copy: spine of each vol. damaged.
Penn Provenance:
Dechert, Robert (autograph) (donor)
Penn Chronology:
1788
Contributor:
Wilson, Henry, -1810.
Mirabeau, Honoré-Gabriel de Riqueti, comte de, 1749-1791, translator.
Le Jay, Louis-Laurent-Edme, -1790, bookseller.
Maradan, Claude-François, 1762-1823, bookseller.
Dechert Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
82890085
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