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Histoire générale des voyages,   (Wikidata search (Cirrus search) Wikidata query (SPARQL)  Create new Wikidata item based on this file)
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various authors    wikidata:Q2818964 s:it:Autore:Autori vari
 
Alternative names
VV.AA.; Vv.Aa.; multiple authors; different authors; many authors
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author QS:P50,Q2818964
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Antoine François Prévost  (1697–1763)  wikidata:Q311480 s:en:Author:Antoine François Prévost q:en:Antoine François Prévost
 
Antoine François Prévost
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Birth name: Antoine François Prévost; Antoine François Prévost d'Exiles; Abbé Prévost; l'abbé Prévost; Abbe Prevost; Antoine-François, Abbé Prévost d’Exiles
Description French writer, journalist, historian, translator, novelist and priest
Date of birth/death 1 April 1697 Edit this at Wikidata 25 November 1763 Edit this at Wikidata
Location of birth/death Hesdin Courteuil
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editor QS:P98,Q311480
Title
Histoire générale des voyages,
Subtitle ou nouvelle collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer et par terre, Qui ont été publiées jusqu'à présent dans les différentes Langues de toutes les Nations connues : contenant ce qu'il y a de plus remarquable, de plus utile et de mieux averé dans les Pays ou les Voyageurs ont pénétré, touchant leur situation, leur étendue, leurs Limites, leurs Divisions, leur Climat, leur Terroir, leurs Productions, leurs Lacs, leurs Rivieres, leurs Montagnes, leurs Mines, leurs Cités & leurs principales Villes, leurs Ports, leurs Rades, leurs Edifices &c. Avec les mœurs et les usages des habitans, leur Religion, leur Gouvernement, leurs Arts et leurs Sciences, leur Commerce et leurs Manufactures; pour former un systéme complet d'histoire et de geographie moderne, qui representera l'état actuel de toutes des Nations : enrichi de cartes géographiques Nouvellement composées sur les Observations les plus autentiques, de Plans et de Perspectives, de Figures d'Animaux, de Végétaux, Habits, Antiquités, &c.
Series title Histoire générale des voyages
Volume 15 [Tome quinzième]
Edition 1 (1759)
Publisher
Paris: la veuve [widow] Didot
Description
Vols. 1–7 translated and adapted by Prévost from: A new general collection of voyages and travels (London: T. Astley, 1745–1747). Vols. 8–15 compiled by Prévost. Vol. 16 is index of v. 1–15. Vol. 17, dealing with Dutch East Indies, published in Amsterdam, 1761. Work continued by A.G. Meusnier de Querlon and J.P. Rousselot de Surgy. See Sabin.
Imprints vary: v. 1–14, Chez Didot [François Didot, 1689-1757]; v. 15–16, Chez la veuve Didot; v. 17, A Amsterdam, chez Arkstée et Merkus; v. 18, A Paris, chez Rozet; v. 19, Chez Panckoucke; v. 20, Chez Maradan.
Printers: v. 1–9, De l'imprimerie de Claude Simon [d. 1752]; v. 10–11, De l'imprimerie de la veuve de Claude Simon; v. 12–15, De l'imprimerie de Didot; v. 18, De l'imprimerie de Le Breton; v. 19, Chez Gueffier.
Engraved frontispiece port. of Prévost by G.F. Schmidt [Georg Friedrich Schmidt, 1712–1775], v. 1. Draughtsmen and engravers of ill. include Charles Cochin fils [Charles Nicolas Cochin, 1715–1790], Pierre Chedel [Pierre Quentin Chedel, 1705–1763], Elizabeth Haussard.
Multiple errata statements
Binding: mottled sheepskin. Spines gilt tooled, with title and vol. no. on two labels. Edges of boards gilt rolled. Page edges red. Green silk place markers. Vol. 20 in mottled calfskin. MS annotations on endpapers of v. 1, including pagination and plate counts for all vols. on recto of frontispiece.
Ownership inscription on t.p. of v. 10 of Gressent, senator of Rouen; cf. Jean Louis Aimé Gressent, 1746–1815, jurist (N. Oursel, Nouvelle biographie normande). The defaced 18th-century bookplates that appear in v. 1–19 are apparently his. Vol. 20 has later bookplate of de Fortia.
Subjects: Voyages and travels
Language French
Publication date 1759
publication_date QS:P577,+1759-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
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Authority file  OCLC: 1046014294
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