General geography, including school texts.

Asia


China




La Chine d’Athanase Kirchere de la Compagnie de Jesus, illustrée de plusieurs monuments tant sacrés que profanes, et de quantité de recherchés de la nature & de l’art. A quoy on a adjousté de nouveau les questions curieuses que la Serenissime Grand Duc de Toscane a fait depuis peu au P. Jean Grubere touchant ce grand Empire. Avec un Dictionnaire Chinois & François, lequel est tres-rare, & qui n’a pas encores paru au jour. Traduit par F. S. Dalquié. [The China of Athanasius Kircher, illustrated with many monuments, sacred as well as profane, and a number of investigations into nature and art. To which are newly added the curious questions which the Most Serene Duke of Tuscany recently put to Fr. Jean Grubere respecting this great Empire. With a Chinese & French Dictionary, which is very rare, and which has never before seen the light of day.] Amsterdam: Jean Jansson a Waesberge, & les Heritiers d’Elizée Weyerstraet, 1670. —With some striking engravings. One would think this a rare book, but at least three copies are present on Google Books, all beautifully scanned.
Another copy.
Another copy.




Europe


France




Géographie illustrée de la France et de ses colonies, par Jules Verne. Précédée d'une Etude sur la géographie générale de la France par Théophile Lavallée. Illustrations par Clerget et Riou. Paris: Bibliotheque d’Education, 1868.  —A geography of France and her colonies, written by Jules Verne and illustrated with many engravings.