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The Resource Voyage a Madagascar et aux Indes orientales, par M. l'abbé Rochon de l'Académie des Sciences de Paris et de Pétersbourg

Voyage a Madagascar et aux Indes orientales, par M. l'abbé Rochon de l'Académie des Sciences de Paris et de Pétersbourg

Label
Voyage a Madagascar et aux Indes orientales
Title
Voyage a Madagascar et aux Indes orientales
Statement of responsibility
par M. l'abbé Rochon de l'Académie des Sciences de Paris et de Pétersbourg
Creator
Contributor
Cartographer
Engraver
Printer
Subject
Language
fre
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
CUY
Citation location within source
  • 4285
  • 6457a
  • I:392
  • 284
Citation source
  • Grandidier, A. Collection des ouvrages anciens concernant Madagascar
  • Streit, R. Bibliotheca missionum
  • Cox, E.G. Reference guide to the literature of travel
  • Gay, J. Bibliographie des ouvrages relatifs à l'Afrique et à l'Arabie
Illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
G460.R6
LC item number
V6 1791
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Voyage a Madagascar et aux Indes orientales, par M. l'abbé Rochon de l'Académie des Sciences de Paris et de Pétersbourg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Signatures: a-d8 A-T8 V10
  • Engraving: large (42 x 46 cm) folded map of Madagascar based on an earlier map by Gilles Robert de Vaugondy ("Monsieur Robert"), with title "Ancienne carte topographique de l'isle de Madagascar, reduite d'après le dessin original de M. Robert, fait en 1727;" signed "Benard direxit" by French printmaker Robert Bénard
  • Woodcuts: Prault's monogram on title page; head-pieces
  • "Discours préliminaire" [pages i-lxiv) describes Isle de France and Isle de Bourbon, now Mauritius and Réunion
  • "Description de plusieurs, arbres, arbustes et plantes ... ": p. 272-288; "Suplément aux plantes de l'Inde": p. 313-322
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm (8vo)
Extent
[4], lxiv, 322 [i.e. 324] pages, [1] folded leaf of plates
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in 18th-century polished tan calf; triple gilt fillets; spine decorated in gilt chevron all-over pattern; gold-stamped red leather spine label with title "Voyage a Madagascar;" inner gilt dentelles; green and pink marbled endpapers; edges stained red. In modern cream manila phase box.
Other physical details
map (engraving)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)21736742
  • ucoclc21736742
Label
Voyage a Madagascar et aux Indes orientales, par M. l'abbé Rochon de l'Académie des Sciences de Paris et de Pétersbourg
Publication
Note
  • Signatures: a-d8 A-T8 V10
  • Engraving: large (42 x 46 cm) folded map of Madagascar based on an earlier map by Gilles Robert de Vaugondy ("Monsieur Robert"), with title "Ancienne carte topographique de l'isle de Madagascar, reduite d'après le dessin original de M. Robert, fait en 1727;" signed "Benard direxit" by French printmaker Robert Bénard
  • Woodcuts: Prault's monogram on title page; head-pieces
  • "Discours préliminaire" [pages i-lxiv) describes Isle de France and Isle de Bourbon, now Mauritius and Réunion
  • "Description de plusieurs, arbres, arbustes et plantes ... ": p. 272-288; "Suplément aux plantes de l'Inde": p. 313-322
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm (8vo)
Extent
[4], lxiv, 322 [i.e. 324] pages, [1] folded leaf of plates
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: bound in 18th-century polished tan calf; triple gilt fillets; spine decorated in gilt chevron all-over pattern; gold-stamped red leather spine label with title "Voyage a Madagascar;" inner gilt dentelles; green and pink marbled endpapers; edges stained red. In modern cream manila phase box.
Other physical details
map (engraving)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)21736742
  • ucoclc21736742

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