Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande, oder Sammlung aller...

Johann Joachim Schwabe (*1714 - 1784)
A collection of travelogues of South America, Florida, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York and Canada. Published by Arkstee and Merkus in Leipzig during 1758.

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Collection of travel exploration of South America, Florida, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York and Canada. With 29 copperengravings (15 folded maps). Maps of River de la Plata, Buenos Aires, Brasil, San Salvador, Guyana, Bay Chesapeak, New York and Pennsylvania, Boston, Carolina and Georgia, Hudson Bay, Quebec, The Big Lakes. The illustrations showing Indians in South America and Florida, the Niagara Fall and ritual acts. German edition.

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CartographerJohann Joachim Schwabe
TitleAllgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande, oder Sammlung aller Reisebeschreibungen, welche bis itzo in verschiedenen Sprachen von allen Völkern herausgegeben worden, ...
Publisher, YearArkstee und Merkus, Leipzig, 1758
Size25.0 x 21.0 cm (9.8 x 8.3 inches), 4to
Collation6 Blätter, 736 pages, 17 Blätter
Illustrations29 copper engravings and maps
CoverVellum binding
Volumevolume 16

Condition

First four pages minor waterstained, overall excellent conditions.

Cartographer

J. J. Schwabe was a German writer, translator and publisher born 1714 in Magdeburg. He was publisher of the most notable travelogue of the 18th century in Germany. It was published 1747 until 1774 in 21 volumes in Leipzig and was based on the English New general collection of voyages and travels (Thomas Astley, 4 vol, 1745-1747) and the French Histoire générale des voyages (Antoine François Prévost, 20 vol., 1746-1791). The illustrated maps mainly based on those of Bellin. He died 1784 in Leipzig.

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Johann Joachim Schwabe: Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande, oder Sammlung aller Reisebeschreibungen, welche bis itzo in....
A collection of travelogues of South America, Florida, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York and Canada. Published by Arkstee and Merkus in Leipzig during 1758.

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