Lot 59 of 319:
Some Years Travels into Divers Parts of Africa and Asia, 1677  

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Title:
Some Years Travels into Divers Parts of Africa and Asia the Great. Describing More particularly the Empires of Persia and Industan...And also, many other rich and Famous Kingdoms in the Oriental India, with the Isles adjacent. Severally relating their Religion, Language, Custom and Habit: As also proper Observations concerning them.

Author:
Herbert, Thomas

Place:
London

Publisher:
Printed by R. Everingham, for R. Scot, T. Basset, J. Wright, and R. Chiswell

Date:
1677

Description:

[4], 399, [1] blank, [18] pp. Illustrated with engraved title page, extra title page; many engraved illustrations and maps in text and 2 plates. (4to), 31x20.5 cm. (12¼x8") full calf, rebacked with spine label titled in gilt. Fourth Edition.

“In this Fourth Impression are added (by the Author now living) as well as many Additions throughout the whole Work, as also several Sculptures, never before Printed.”  With the plate and signature of John N. Wheler.


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Condition:
Neatly replaced spine, wear and rubbing to edges; 2 illustrations repaired, some tears, ink stains, some water damage, toning and foxing; overall very good.


 
Item number:
315710
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