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Sale Price realised USD 68, La Cosmographie universelle de tout le monde. Paris: Michel Sonnius et Nicolas Chesneau, Title with stamp excised and skilfully patched, some light browning and staining, a few marginal tears, tiny hole to bbbb2 affecting a letter and image on verso, blank tttt2 lacking. The first volume relates to Africa and Asia; the second volume to Europe and America, with richly illustrated chapters on Brazil.

Upon his return he records that he sailed along the eastern coast of North America The fine map The geography and nomenclature of North America are largely derived from other sources. The quality of this block is very high and it is a shame that it is not more easily found" Burden. The library of the novelist included a translation by a brilliant young mathematician that foresaw the age of computing. This is one of only three such historic newspapers confirmed to still exist — and it is the first time that one of them has ever been offered at auction.

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His most significant book was The New Found World, or Antarctike which compiled a number of different sources and his own experience into what purported to be a first hand account of his experiences in France Antarctique , a French settlement near modern Rio de Janeiro. He visited Italy at the same time as Guillaume Rondelet. In , thanks to the support of John, Cardinal of Lorraine , he embarked on an extended exploration trip to Asia, Greece, Rhodes, [1] Palestine and Egypt. He accompanied the French ambassador Gabriel de Luetz to Istanbul. Almost immediately after this, he set sail again as the chaplain of the fleet of Nicolas Durand de Villegaignon intended to establish a French colony near what is now Rio de Janeiro.


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