‎FADEN (William).‎
‎Le Petit Neptune français: or, French Coasting Pilot, for the Coast of Flanders, Channel, Bay of Biscay, and Mediterranean, to which is Added the Coast of Italy from the River Var to Orbitello: with the Gulf of Naples and the Island of Corsica.‎

‎London, W. Faden, 1793 1793 1 vol. in 4° (270 x 207mm.) de: 1 frontispice gravé représentant la tour de Cordouan, xvi, 147 pp., [4] ff. (index) et 39 cartes gravées dépliantes des côtes de France et 3 planches de profils de côtes. Plein veau raciné d'époque (reliure anglaise), dos lisse orné, titre de maroquin rouge, frise dorée encadrant les plats, roulette sur les coupes.‎

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‎Troisième édition de cette adaptation anglaise du célèbre « Petit flambeau de la mer » (Havre, 1684). Thomas Jefferys, dans lavertissement de l'édition originale anglaise du Petit Neptune français (Londres, 1761), attribue l'uvre à Georges Boissaye Du Bocage: «Le livre français, appelé Petit flambeau, dont ce travail est principalement inspiré, était à l'origine compilé sous la direction du célèbre M. Colbert ... M. Colbert a ensuite attribué l'ouvrage à M. du Bocage ... ». En prévision d'une guerre avec la France révolutionnaire, William Faden a re-gravé les cartes qui avaient paru dans Thomas L'atlas de Jeffery du même nom quelque trente ans auparavant. Bel exemplaire, très frais. Provenance: Lord Wardington (ex-libris au dos du second plat). 1 vol. 4°. Contemporary tree calf. Engraved frontispiece showing the Tower of Cordouan, 39 folding engraved charts of the coast of France, 3 plates of coastal profiles. Third edition of this adaptation of Le petit flambeau de la mer (Havre, 1684). Thomas Jefferys, in the advertisement to the original English edition of Le Petit Neptune françois (London, 1761), attributes the work to Georges Boissaye Du Bocage: The French book, called the Petit flambeau, from which this work is principally taken, was originally compiled under the direction of the celebrated M. Colbert ... M. Colbert afterwards referred the work to M. du Bocage ... In preparation for a war with revolutionary France, William Faden re-engraved charts that had appeared in Thomas Jefferys atlas of the same name some thirty years previously. Provenance: Lord Wardington (ex-libris).An attractive copy, very fresh.‎

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