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Bochart (Samuel) Opera omnia, hoc est Phaleg, Canaan et

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Bochart (Samuel) Opera omnia, hoc est Phaleg, Canaan et

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Bochart (Samuel) Opera omnia, hoc est Phaleg, Canaan et Hierozoicon, edited by J. Leusden & P. de Villemandy, 3 vol., third edition, James Bruce, of Kinnaird's set, half-title, fine engraved portrait frontispiece of the author, additional pictorial title and 13 maps (some folding), title to vol. 2 printed in red and black, all printed titles with engraved vignette, occasional light browning or spotting, a few small stains, contemporary panelled calf, gilt spines in compartments and with red and olive morocco labels, spine ends and corners worn, joints starting, but holding firm, rubbed, a good set, folio, Leiden & Utrecht, Cornelius Boutesteyn & Jordanus Luchtmans, 1692.

⁂ Provenance: James Bruce (1730-1794), Scottish traveller and writer, who spent much time in North Africa and Ethiopia, and who traced the origins of the Blue Nile (engraved armorial bookplates).
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Bochart (Samuel) Opera omnia, hoc est Phaleg, Canaan et

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Lot 0115 Details

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Bochart (Samuel) Opera omnia, hoc est Phaleg, Canaan et Hierozoicon, edited by J. Leusden & P. de Villemandy, 3 vol., third edition, James Bruce, of Kinnaird's set, half-title, fine engraved portrait frontispiece of the author, additional pictorial title and 13 maps (some folding), title to vol. 2 printed in red and black, all printed titles with engraved vignette, occasional light browning or spotting, a few small stains, contemporary panelled calf, gilt spines in compartments and with red and olive morocco labels, spine ends and corners worn, joints starting, but holding firm, rubbed, a good set, folio, Leiden & Utrecht, Cornelius Boutesteyn & Jordanus Luchtmans, 1692.

⁂ Provenance: James Bruce (1730-1794), Scottish traveller and writer, who spent much time in North Africa and Ethiopia, and who traced the origins of the Blue Nile (engraved armorial bookplates).

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