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DICTIONNAIRE HISTORIQUE, POLITIQUE ET GEOGRAPHIQUE DE LA SUISSE, CONTENANT UNE DESCRIPTION DE CE QU'IL YA DE PLUS REMARQUABLE DANS LES CANTONS SUISSES & DANS LES ETATS DE LEURS ALLIES, LA CONSTITUTION POLITIQUE DE CES ETATS, UN PRECIS [CT IN 3 VOLUMES], Uncredited Author
1 DICTIONNAIRE HISTORIQUE, POLITIQUE ET GEOGRAPHIQUE DE LA SUISSE, CONTENANT UNE DESCRIPTION DE CE QU'IL YA DE PLUS REMARQUABLE DANS LES CANTONS SUISSES & DANS LES ETATS DE LEURS ALLIES, LA CONSTITUTION POLITIQUE DE CES ETATS, UN PRECIS [CT IN 3 VOLUMES] Uncredited Author
Barde, Manget & Comp. 1788 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Une notice de leurs productions naturelles, de leur commerce, de leur population, de leurs relations entr'eux & avec les Etrangers, &c. &c. &c. Nouvelle edition augmentee de pres de la moitie, rendue conforme a l'etat actuel du pays, & enrichie d'une carte generale de la Suisse, la plus correcte qui ait paru. Width: 5.25" Height: 8". Discourse on the Swiss constitution and form of government. Information is arranged alphabetically, describing major locations and landmarks in the Swiss Confederation. Suggested travel itineraries follow the text. The Firestone Library, Princeton University, catalogue entry notes that this work is based on articles written by V. B. Von Tscharner and G. E. Von Haller for Felice's "Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire Universelle" (1770-6) , and translated from the German by P. H. Mallet. A new edition (Landes und Reisbeschreibungen I, 37) , with an editor's note preceding the text. This set is bound in half leather, paper-covered boards. These volumes display external wear, with loss of the bottom half of spine on first volume, and detached upper half. The extremities of spines on all three volumes are worn, with covers rubbed and scuffed. Previous owners' endplates appear on the front endpapers. The endpapers are stained. Light foxing can be seen in the text. The front hinge of the first volume cracked. This work has a lARGE HAND-COLORED FOLD-OUT MAP AT THE FRONT OF THE VOLUME. Map printed on sturdy paper in near fine condition 36460 
Price: 234.95 USD
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