Paris: Baudouin, Imprimeur de l'Institut National, 1802. First edition. Hardcover.  fl., iii, (403) pp.; small quarto, pastepaper boards, old cloth rebacking, morocco spine label. Rubbing and chipping to edges of covers, dampstain to bottom of gutter of last several pages, still quite sturdy and presentable. Item #22236
“Not merely is this admirable essay the best bibliography of the collection of De Bry and Thevenot, but it also contains a great variety of curious information upon the progress of geographical discovery in the sixteenth century, and upon the books and editions which record it.” Bernard Quaritch, 1882. (Annotation from "Catalogue of the American library of George Brinley" by J. H. Trumbull). Sabin 10328.