Paris: Librairie d'Éducation d'Alexis Eymery, 1823. Stated second edition, preced by the 1821 edition. 2 vols, 12mo, contemporary tree calf, black morocco labels, gilt spines, all edges marbled. Frontis in each volume, 10 plates. Ruubbed, scuffed and bumped; some occasional light foxing; a good, sound copy. Item #13353
A popular compilation of anecdotes and adventure from well-known voyages; includes accounts of the customs of the Iroquois, natives of northern Canada, various tribal customs of Africa, the Grand Lama of Tibet; the second volume concludes with a lengthy extract from Viaud's Naufrage et avantures (1768), his sensationalist account of a shipwreck on the coast of Florida with the ship captain's widow and his slave. Each preliminary leaf of ads includes the signature of the publisher (to guard against piracy).