Title: L'Oceanie, D'apres les voyageurs les plus celebres, 1849
Publisher: Lille, L. Lefort
An extremely scarce mid 19th century edition on the Ocean, According to the most famous travelers, focusing on Malaysia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and Micronesia.
This edition is adorned with colorful decorations, designed to emulate the classical gilt work of a cartonnage binding, with blue against golden gilt.
Worldcat records only two existing copies of this edition in libraries.
One finely decorated cartonnage volume in 12mo, 210 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in good shape, with rubbing and wear to the boards. There is light foxing and staining throughout.