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Le Bruyn. Voyage au Levant. 1700. folio. modern half calf

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Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 4.000 £
ca. 3.769 $ - 5.026 $
Zuschlagspreis:  n. a.
Los-Nr. 63, Aufrufe: 37

LE BRUYN, CORNELIS Voyage au Levant, c'est-à-dire, dans les principaux endroits de l'Asie Mineure, dans les isles de Chio, Rhodes, Chypre, etc. Delft: Henri de Kroonevelt, 1700 FIRST FRENCH EDITION, folio (332 x 204mm.), engraved frontispiece, portrait, folding map and 97 plates, many folding, engraved illustrations in the text, recent half calf over marbled boards, some browning, fraying, and repaired tears Cornelis le Bruyn, the Dutch painter and traveller, spent some years between 1678 and 1685 in the Levant. He was primarily a landscape artist and this manifests itself in several fine panoramas. The costume plates are mostly of different types of Greek and Turkish head-dresses. LITERATURE:cf. Blackmer 225, Contominas 100, and Weber 402 (all second French edition, 1714); Cobham-Jeffery, p.7 PROVENANCE:Greece and the Levant: A Private Library, sale in these rooms, 13 November 2008, lot 127Condition ReportCondition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate. We are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Sotheby's
Titel: The Library of a Greek Bibliophile: Travel books, Aldines and an important Qur’an
Auktionsdatum: 28.07.2020
Adresse: Sotheby's
London