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    Illustrations by French Painter Louis-François Cassas from his Travels in Istria and Dalmatie

    Joseph Lavallée (Louis-François Cassas). Voyage Pittoresque et Historique de l'Istrie et de la Dalmatie. Rédigé d'Après L'Itinéraire de L. F. Cassas, Par Joseph Lavallée... Ouvrage orné d'Estampes, Cartes et Plans, dessinés et levés sur les lieux par Cassas, peintre et architecte, auteur et éditeur du Voyage pittoresque de la Syrie, de la Phénicie, de la Palestine et de la basse Égypte, et graves par les meilleurs artistes en ce genre, sous la direction de Née.... Paris: Pierre Didot l'Aine, 1802. First edition. [4, half-title, engraved title, letterpress title, engraved frontispiece], viii, 190, [1] pages and sixty-seven engraved plates (many folding, including two double-page maps and one double-page plan). Complete. Elephant folio. Contemporary quarter parchment or vellum over pastepaper boards. Binding heavily worn, scuffed and bumped, and in fair condition only. Internally very good or better condition, and generally very bright and clean. One double-page map is neatly detached and partially split along the fold, else in very good condition.



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