Historie Generale des Voyages
Volume 40, 1852


Hiroshige Ando (reproductions after his work):
Historie Generale des Voyages, ou Nouvelle Collection de Toutes les Relations de Voyages par Mer et Par Terre Qui ont ete Publiees Jusqu a Present...., Volume XL (Tome Quarantie'me), Paris, Chez Didot, de l'Imprimerie de la Veuve de Claude Simon, 1852 (M. DCC. LII), 18mo (4 1/4 x 6 1/2 in - 10.6 x 16.7 cm), brown full leather, five raised bands, gilt lettering decoration on spine, all edges dyed red, marbled endpapers, text in French, title page printed in red and black, 6 copper engraved plates (1 folds out), two page listing of plates (for Volumes 37-40), five page catalogue of pulisher's books, 425 numbered pages. The first page reads "Depuis le commencement du XV Sicle. Seconde Partie. Livre Second." The entire volume is devoted to Japan.

The "Avis au Relieur" at the rear shows two plates. Plate "XV Armes de l'Empire & des Princes Japonois" (page 73) and Plate "XVI Marques d'honneur, des Princes des Grands du Japon" (page 177). It does not list the other five plates found at the rear of this volume and these appear to be supplements to previous volumes. Those five plates relate to volumes on Africa.


Title Page

Plate XVI (Japan Related), folding, faces page 177

Monoies du Japon / 
Marques d'honneur quoin porte devant-les Princes et les Grands
[1 fold out, 1 fold up - 18 x 24.8 cm]

Plates (Not Japan Related) after page 418

Dinge Dan Cola Presente A Frederic Henri Price D'Orange - 
Sup. T. IV. No. III.

Chimpaneze age de 21 Mois hautde 2 pieds 
4 pouces approte d'Angola en 1738 - 
Sup T.IV. No.V.

Oiseaux de Guinne tires de Bosman - 
Sup tom. IV pag. 244 et Suivantes (9 birds)

Oiseaux de Guinne tires de Bosman - 
Sup tom. IV pag. 249 et Suivantes (10 birds)

Poiffons tires de Barbot / 
Diverses sortes de Fetiches tires de Barot - 
Sup. T. IV. No. VI. (3 fish / trees / domestic items)



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