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Creator:
Lacombe, Jean de, sieur de Querc̦y, active 1676, author.
Title:
A compendium of the East : being an account of voyages to the Grand Indies / made by the Sieur Jean de Lacombe, of Quercy, formerly Captain at Arms in the service of the Company of the Indies of Holland ; now published for the first time (from the Bordeaux manuscript of 1681) in an English translation by Stephanie & Denis Clark ; edited, with an introduction and notes, by Ashley Gibson ; contemporary engravings of the principal places visited reproduced from Schultzen's Ost-indische reyse (Amsterdam, 1676).
Published/Created:
London : Printed and published in Great Britain by The Golden Cockerel Press, 1937.
Physical Description:
[2], 5-208, [2] pages, [12] leaves of plates : illustrations, facsimile, maps ; 33 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS411.1 .L33 1937+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Maps on lining-papers.
Some plates printed on double leaves.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"Printed and published by Christopher & Anthony Sandford and Owen Rutter at the Golden Cockerel Press of 10 Staple Inn, London, and completed the 20th day of November, 1937. The maps are from a contemporary Mercator atlas. The edition is limited to 300 copies printed in Perpetua type on Arnold's hand-made paper."--Colophon
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 130
Bibliography: p. 186-198.
SML,AOB: "Number 154."
BAC: British Art Center copy is no 14 of 300. Bound in black quarter cloth with batik cloth boards.
Subject Terms:
Discoveries in geography.
East Asia -- Description and travel.
East Indies -- Description and travel.
Indonesia -- Description and travel.
Indonesia -- Discoverly and exploration.
Private press books -- London -- England -- Specimens.
Voyages and travels.
Form/Genre:
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Wood engravings -- 1937.
Contributors:
Clark, Stephanie, translator.
Clark, Denis, translator.
Gibson, Ashley, editor.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
Rutter, Owen, 1889-1944, printer.
Sandford, Christopher, printer.
Sandford, Anthony, printer.
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