Rare Geoscience Book: Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville; Analyse Geographique de l'Italie. 1744

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d'Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon; Analyse Geographique de l'Italie dediee a Monseigneur Le Doc D'Orleans, Premier Prince du Sang. Paris, 1744. Quarto, pp. xl. 288, 2, 2 folded engraved maps.

In contemporary full calf, raised spine bands, tooled spine titles and panels, red gilt edging, marbled end sheets, small owner stamp vignette on tp, scuffing and edge wear to binding, very light browning, lower edge of first one inch of several pages, very good. Rare work on Italy's geography.

A French geographer; d'Anville (1697-1782) published on the ancient and modern geography of Egypt and Italy. His above study is a compilation of the geography of Italy.