Sale: 348 / Rare Books, Nov. 17./18. 2008 in Hamburg Lot 647

 
James Wilson - Missions-Reise, 1796. [45]


 
647
James Wilson
Missions-Reise, 1796. [45], 1800.
Estimate:
€ 200 / $ 232
Sold:
€ 180 / $ 208

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
[Wilson, J., Missions-Reise in das südliche stille Meer, unternommen in den Jahren 1796,1797 und 1798, mit dem Schiffe Duff. Aus dem Enlg. mit Anmerkungen von D. Canzler]. With 1 folding copper map and 2 folding copper plates. Berlin, Voss 1800. Contemp. half calf with 2 labels in colours. 8vo. X, 526 pp.
Ferguson 321a. - Borba de Moraes p. 943. - Engelmann I, 109. - One of the two German first translations of the report on the missionary journey, published in 1800 (the second in Weimar, translated by Sprengel). - Magazin von merkwürdigen neuen Reisebeschreibungen, vol. XXI. - Lacking the main title. Stained at the beginning (also folding map) and towards the end. Joints slightly rubbed, with worming.

647
James Wilson
Missions-Reise, 1796. [45], 1800.
Estimate:
€ 200 / $ 232
Sold:
€ 180 / $ 208

(incl. 20% surcharge)