Lot 25: Thavenot (Melchisedec)



2015-06-29 14:48:27

Lot 25: Thavenot (Melchisedec). Relations de divers Voyages curieux, qui n'ont point este publiees; ou qui ont este traduites d'Hacluyt..., volumes 1 & 2 only (of five) 3rd & 1st editions, Paris: Cramoisy & Cramoisy, 1666 & 1664, volume one containing folding plate, two double page plates, one single-page plate, folding engraved map of the Tigris, few woodcut illustrations to text, table and one page of Greek text printed in red, scattered spotting and offsetting, one or two marginal repairs, volume two containing six folding plates, three single-page plates, plus one illustration woodcut to text, scattered spotting and offsetting, few marginal repairs, both volumes with erratic pagination and signatures, uniform modern calf, gilt decorated spines, folio. Brunet V. 810; Sabin 95333. Sold not subject to return due to difficulties of collation. (2) Dominic Winter's Printed Books, Maps & Ephemera Auction June 2015 Wednesday, 10th June 2015 Estimate: £2500-3500
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