Rare set of sailing directions for Le Neptune Oriental’


[Instructions sur la Navigation des Indes Orientales et de la Chine] [bound with] Supplément au Neptune Oriental.

Maritime & Military
  • Author: After DE MANNEVILLETTE
  • Publication place: [Paris & Brest
  • Publisher: Chez Dezauche
  • Publication date: 1775] and 1781.
  • Physical description: Two volumes in one, 4to, (215 by 175mm), [2] (of [4]), lviii, 574, [14], xv, [1] pages, lacks title to first work, marginal dampstaining throughout with traces of mold at end of Supplément, contemporary half sheep, worn, bottom portion of spine painted black, cover corners damaged.
  • Inventory reference: 12623


First editions of a volume of sailing directions published to accompany the 1775 enlarged edition of the author’s nautical atlas of Africa and Asia, Le Neptune Oriental, and a supplement containing additions and corrections. 

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