La France Maritime
Paris: Chez Postel, 1838. Mixed Edition. Text in French. Half leather, with gilt illustrations to the spine of each. Each of the volumes has both a title page and an engraved title. <br />Vol 1 is a second edition, the remaining volumes are first edition. Vol 1. (1838) 58 plates, as called for. Vol 2.(1837) 46 plates, as called for. Vol 3. (1837) 46, Does not conform to table (but nor does any other online listing or library holding) Vol 4. (1842) 51 plates. Table states 52 required. ALL online copies have differing numbers of plates to their collation. Our set has more plates than any other listing. A total of 201 plates, including a hand coloured plate of flags. <br />ii, 1-408, ii, 1-408, ii, 1-408, 1-412 pp.<br />275 by 195mm (10¾ by 7¾ inches).
Condition: One gather is detached but present. The bindings each have bumping to the edges, but overall are in attractive, sound condition. Internally clean and tidy, with some foxing, quite heavy in parts.