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Trusler, J. The Habitable World Described, or the Present State of the People in All Parts of the Globe, from North to South; Shewing The Situation, Extent, Climate, Productions, Animals, &c. of the different Kingdoms and States; Including all the new Discoveries: Together with The Genius, Manners, Customs, Trade, Religion, Forms of Government, &c. of the Inhabitants, and every thing respecting them, that can be either entertaining or informing to the Reader, collected from the earliest and latest Accounts of Historians and Travellers of all Nations; With some that have never been published in this Kingdom; And, nothing advanced but on the best Authorities. 20 Bde. London, Printed for the Author, 1787-1797. Mit 20 gest. Titeln, 69 gestochenen, gefaltet. Karten u. Plänen und 155 gest. Tafeln. 8°. Halblederband der Zeit mit roten RSchildern. 2.200,00 EUR
Sehr dekorative Reihe. Einbände teils leicht berieben. Innen teils leicht fleckig. Die schönen Tafeln mit ethnographisch und kulturgeschichtlich interessanten Darstellungen.
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