Paris: Pierre Rocolet, 1644. ,1414pp. plus engraved titlepage. Large folio. Contemporary calf, gilt. Hinges partially cracked, head and foot of spine chipped, corners bumped. Minor scattered foxing and soiling. About very good, handsome withal. Item #WRCAM47304
Extensive geographical and historical compendium written by Pierre D'Avity (1573- 1635), first published in Paris in 1613. The work describes the principal kingdoms of the world, including France, Germany, Turkey, Greece, Italy, parts of Africa and Asia, and with brief sections on the New World and Terre Australis. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 644/9.