Lot 249

Geography.- Bernouilli (M. Jean)

Géographie de l’Indoustan…, half-title, 1 folding engraved map, occasional spotting, uncut, joint split, Chrétien Sigismond Spencer, Berlin, 1791; Bernouilli (M. Jean) & Tieffenthale (Joseph, transl.) Description Historique et Géographique de l’Inde…, vol. 3, second part, only, of 3, FIRST EDITION, 7 engraved plates depicting maps and military plans (2 folding), occasional spotting, leaves uncut, joints splitting, brown paper wrappers, rubbed, [Sommervogel, VIII, 22], [Chrétien Sigismond Spener] Pierre Bourdeaux, Berlin, [1786]-1789; [Combes (Edmond)] Voyage en Abyssinie, dans le Pays des Galla, de Choa et d’Ifat… 1835-1837, second edition, vol. 2, 3 & 4 only, half-title, printed music, some spotting and damp staining in vol. 4, leaves uncut or trimmed, original yellow printed wrappers, dusty, water-damaged and rubbed with some loss to spine, Victor Magen, Paris, 1839; Supplément a l’Histoire Générale des Huns, des Turks et des Mogols… par M. Joseph Senkowski, bookseller paper label, damp staining throughout, joints cracked, rubbed and stained, Académie Impériale des Sciences, Petersburg, 1824; with Boue (Ami) Essai geologique sur l’Ecosse, FIRST EDITION, half-title, 1 leaf addenda, 2 folding engraved maps, 1 hand-coloured, and 7 folding lithographed plates, occasional spotting or staining, uncut, a few leaves loose, pink paper wrappers, covers detached, title label, spotted, chipped and rubbed with some loss to spine, V. Courcier, Paris, [1820], and another on a similar topic, 4to (8) [sold not subject to return]

***Jean Bernoulli was a German astronomer. He was appointed director of the mathematics class at the Berlin Academy in 1779, after returning from his long excursions in Germany, England, France, Italy, Switzerland, Russia, Poland, etc. (General biography, V, 645).

Estimate: £300-£400