Pierre-Marie Francois de Pagès. Voyages Autour du Monde, et Vers Les Deux Poles, Par Terre et Par Mer, Pendant les Annèes 1767, 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1773, 1774 & 1776. Paris: Chez Moutard, 1782. First edition. French text. Two octavo volumes. 432; 272 pages. Nine folding plate and maps (apparently 10 are called for) in the back of Volume II. Later 19th Century binding featuring paper covered boards and marbled paper spines. Untrimmed page edges.

    "The first voyage contains an account of De Pagès journey from France to New Orleans, and a long relation of his journey through Louisiana up the Mississippi, along the Red River, and up to Nachitiches, with his stay in that place. His journey across Texas ... to San Antonio. His visit to the Adaisse Indians ... on to Acapulco." - Howgego.

    Condition: Moderate shelf wear to bindings with some abrasion to the edges of the boards; contents with light toning, otherwise a sound set in very good condition.

    References: Howes P-13; Sabin 58168. Howgego P7.

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