Lot 54- CORNELIUS DE BRUYN – A VOYAGE TO THE LEVANT: OR, TRAVELS IN THE PRINCIPAL PARTS OF ASIA MINOR, THE ISLAND OF SCIO, RHODES, CYPRUS &C.

54- CORNELIUS DE BRUYN – A VOYAGE TO THE LEVANT: OR, TRAVELS IN THE PRINCIPAL PARTS OF ASIA MINOR, THE ISLAND OF SCIO, RHODES, CYPRUS &C.

First English edition. Jacob Tonson and Thomas Bennet, 1702, London. 288 pp., 34.5x22.5 cm. 1 fold-out map, more than 200 in-text, full-page, double-page and fold-out engravings on 98 plates. In its magnificent, luxurious modern all-leather binding with ribs on the back, gilt writing and patterns, Aleppo engraving professionally repaired. In very good condition… Atabey 160.

ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS TRAVELOGUES OF AN EXTENSIVE JOURNEY IN THE OTTOMAN LANDS…

PANAROMIC FOLDABLE ENGRAVINGS OF THE CITIES VISITED, ALL OF WHICH ARE DRAWN BY THE AUTHOR HIMSELF AND SERVE AS A HISTORICAL DOCUMENT OF UNIQUE BEAUTY... ESPECIALLY THE PANAROMAS OF ISTANBUL, IZMIR, RHODES, CHIOS, ALEPPO, JERUSALEM, BETHULLAHIM, ALEXANDRIA AND CAIRO ARE VERY VALUABLE...

MORE THAN 200 ENGRAVINGS, MOST FOLDABLE, AND 1 FOLDABLE MAP…

Estimate: 5.739 - 8.608 EU

Starting Bid: 3.730 EU

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