11 ENGRAVED PLATES ILLUSTRATING 'L'ENCYCLOPÉDIE DES VOYAGES'

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JACQUES GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR

Collection of 11 engraved plates by J. Laroque ou Labrousse which were part of illustrations for "Encyclopédie des Voyages, moeurs, usages de tous les peuples" (Voyage Encyclopedia, Habits, Customs of the All the Peoples").
- Chief of St. Christine Island
- Man from St. Christine Island
- Dalmatian from Opus Island
- Dalmatian from Segna district
- Female Egyptian
- Male Egyptian
- Modern and Ancient Nobles from Peru
- Savage from New Zealand
- Warrior from New Zealand
- Man and Woman from Zante Island

18,5 x 13,5 cm (7-1/4 x 5-1/4 in.)

Etching.
Proofs on laid-paper, slightly yellowed, scattered foxing.
Two brown stains on the left margin at two plates.

In addition:
- Woman from Patmos Island, damaged proof with loss on the angles of the left border.
Good margins.

Late 18th Century.

Dimensions: 18,5 x 13,5 cm (7-1/4 x 5-1/4 in.)

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