Limoges: M. Ardant, 1858. hardcover. Illustrated with 8 Colored Plates of Native Costumes. 208 pages with text in French.Tall 8vo, original gilt-stamped decorative cloth (rubbed; scattered foxing; gift inscription on front endpaper). Limoges & Paris: M. Ardant, 1858. very good.
Brief accounts of 20 important explorers, from Columbus to Cook and La Perouse. Color plates include Mexican warrior, California Indian dancer, native of Cochin-China, etc.