'UN OFFICIER DU ROI'. (Henri Bernadin de Saint-Pierre 1737-1814)
'UN OFFICIER DU ROI'. (Henri Bernadin de Saint-Pierre 1737-1814) Voyage a L'Isle de France, a L'Isle de Bourbon, au Cap de Bonne-Esperance, &c. (In two parts)  Neuchatel. La Societe Typographique. 1773.  
2 parts in 1 volume. (192 x 123). pp, (2), vi, 7-229, (1), 182. Four folding tables. Text in French. Faint mss name to head of front free endpaper. Bookplate of Henri Lavachery. Early sale record in pencil at head of front pastedown. Two old library stamps to title page. Half calf with rubbed and worn boards and corners. Old reback with part of original spine laid down. Clear protective wraps. Folded mss note tucked in dated 1859? Henri Lavachery (1885-1972) was a Belgian archaeologist and in 1934 was the first professional archaeologist to vist Easter Island.
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