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Les Avantures de Jacques Sadeur dans la Decouverte et le Voiage de la Terre Australe.




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Stock No.: 229590
Published: 1705

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Contenant les Coutumes & les Moeurs des Australiens leur Religion leurs Exercices leurs Etudes leurs Guerres; les Animaux particuliers a ce Pais & toutes les Raretez curieuses qui s'y trouvent. Paris: Chez Charles Osmont 1705. 12mo. Orig. full old calf (rebacked). Spine gilt. (xvi 344pp.). With dec. chapter headings. Text in French. Contemp. ink stain on title as well as some marking in the margins of the text. NOTE: Perhaps the most celebrated of the early imaginary accounts of Australia the authorship being attributed to one Gabriel de Foigny originally a cordelier in Lorraine and later a teacher of language at Geneva.

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Published: 1705

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