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(AUCTIONS) 10 Le Bruyn Moscovie, Perse et aux Indes Orientales 2

Description: Le Bruyn Moscovie 1718.

Voyages de Corneille le Brun par la Moscovie,en Perse et aux Indes Orientales.Ouvrage enrichi de plus de 320 tailles douces representant... Palais de Persepolis... On y a ajouté la route qu´a suivie mr Isbrants.Ambassadeur de Moscovie et quelques remarq




Author

Corneille Le Brun.
Date

Amsterdam chez les Freres Wetstein 1718.

Description

1 edition.2 vols in one.Folio.Portrait,Frontis,Preface,3 double page maps,59 double page engravings,17 folding engravings,39 full page,44 engravings half page.468 pgs. original full calf,joints rubbed.Very good copy. Fine copy of one of the most important travellers of XVII century.le Brun departed from Holland in 1701 to Archangel.After short stay he went to Moscow where he lived a year.in 1703 started trip from Moscow to Persia where first stayed one year at Isfahan and 3 monthes at Persepolis taking drawings of the Cuneiform inscriptions and reliefs.Finally departed to Dutch Indies in 1705 and return to Holland in 1708.Le Brun is also well known for his travel to the Levant published some years later and largely illustrated.

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