Lot 54: Tournefort (Joseph Pitton de). A Voyage into the Levant: Perform'd by Command of the Late French King. Containing the Ancient and Modern State of the Islands of the Archipelago, as also of Constantinople, the Coasts of the Black Sea, Armenia, Georgia, the Frontiers of Persia, and Asia Minor, 2 vols., 1718, 152 engraved maps and plates (six folding), volume 1 with staining to pages 305-318 mostly affecting margins, one plate with repair, browning and spotting, armorial bookplate of Sir John Anstruther Bart. to verso of titles, 20th century half morocco gilt, spines with Royal Institution armorial device in gilt to lower panel of each, 4to. Blackmer 1318 (for the French 1st ed. of 1717), Nissen ZBI 4156, Hunt 444 and Blunt 113-115. (2)
Dominic Winter's Travel & Natural History, Early Printed Books, Maps, Globes & Decorative Prints, Science & Mathematics, Bookbinding Equipment Auction July 2015
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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