Volume LVII: Continuation des Voiages, des Découvertes & des Établissements dans l'Amérique Septentrionale.
Five folded maps (one restored). Includes the search for a way to the East Indies through the West or through the East by the Cabots (1497 and 1528), Frobisher (three journeys, 1576-78), John Davies (three journeys, 1586-87), the Dutch (Barentz and Heemskerk, two journeys, 1594-97), Henry Hudson (four journeys, 1607-11), De Fonte (1640), John Wood (1676), and many other Englishmen, Danes, and Russians (Middleton, Munk, Beerings, etc).
Volume LVIII: Includes trips to the Artic by Ellis (1746-47); natural history of North America and Spitsbergen; journeys in Laponia de Regnard (1681), De Maupertuls (1736-37), Outhler (1737). Four folded maps and six illustrations. Maps by Jacques Nicolas Bellin.
Original covers, gold detailing. Hardcover, bound in leather.
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