10 Chardin Voyages 1711 208


Description: Chardin Voyages 1711

Voyages de Mr le Chaevalier Chardin en Perse et autres lieux de L´Orient, contenant le Voyage de Paris a Ispahan capitale de l ´Empire Perse

Chardin Johannes(chevalier de)

Amsterdam chez Jean Louis de Lorme 1711


3 french ed. 10 vol in 8vo.Portrait, folding map and 82 engraved plates(many folding) showing views,customes,antiquities.This set has 5 extra plates(bibliography states 78 plates for this ed).original full calf,spines gilt. Stamp exlibris of "Scipion de Chapelaine". A very fine set of this.He travelled as agent to purchase jewells in Persia.He later becamed court jeweller of King Charles II in London.This ed is rare and quite often appear copies with mixed vols from the Rouen and Amsterdam eds. Ref: Atabey 219, Chahine 912.
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