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Vries, D. Pz. de, Voyages from Holland to America, 1632-1644· From the Dutch by H. C. Murphy. N. York, 1853. Av. portr. gr. in-4to. Plein mar. olive, dor. s. tr. Une introduction tres interessante sur la vie de de Vries et plusieurs notes augmentent la valeur de cette traduction. Tire it 250 exx. Imprime pour des amis et pas dans Ie commerce. , que nous offrons, porte renvoi autographe de James Lenox au Comte d'Ellismere. 197. Vries, M. Oz. - Reize van Maarten Gerritsz. Vries in 1643, naar het Noorden en Oosten van Japan, volgens het journaal gehouden door C.

4to. veau. 50 Contient: Stokholm, Upsal, Ullea, Construction de differens moulins, Tornea, Les reennes et les traineaux, Fahlun, Les mines de cuivre, Mines d'argent, Coppenhague. Amsterdam, Calcul des triangles, etc. Les plans des villes de Torneo et Pithea, mentionnes dans la table sous les nos. 9 et 15, ne se trouvent dans aucune edition. 143. , Relation abregee des missions et des voyages des evesques franQais envoyez aux royaumes de la Chine, Cochinchine, Tonquin, et Siam. Paris, 1668. 8vo.

ReI. ) Ed i t ion an g 1 a i s e, ext rem e men t r are, de l'atlas de mer de H. Doncker. Tiele ne 10. connait pas. En partie tache d'eau. , Ie titre et 10. pre!. montes. 215. Doppelmayr, J. , Two globes, terrestrial and celestrial. Niirnberg, 1730. diam. 20 cM. Two pieces on their ancient wooden pedestals. Doppelmayr was one of Nurnberg's famous eighteenth. · thematicians who was distinguished as geographer. The terrestrial globe has records of interest in the newly explored regions of America.

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