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Auktion: Printed Books & Maps
wurde versteigert am: 28. Januar 2016
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Printed Books & Maps

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £
ca. 431 $ - 719 $
Zuschlagspreis:  320 £
ca. 460 $
Los-Nr. 106, Aufrufe: 19

The Present State of Egypt; Or, A new Relation of a Late Voyage into that Kingdom. Performed in the Years 1672 and 1673 by F. Vansleb, R.D., Wherein you have an exact and true Account of many Rare and Wonderful Particulars of that Ancient Kingdom. Englished by M.D. B.D., London: Printed by R[obert]. E[veringham]. for John Starkey, at the Miter in Fleet-street, near Temple-Bar, 1678, [6], 253, [11]pp., preliminary license to print not present, ink stain to text leaf B3 and verso of final leaf S4 (bookseller's advertisement), repair to fore-edge blank margin of B7, some close-trimming at head and foot occasionally affecting few running titles, catchwords & signatures, 19th century calf, hinges repaired, spine rebacked, rubbed to extremities, 8vo Wing W711, ESTC R38063, Blackmer 1770. This volume is a translation of Nouvelle relation en forme de journal, dun voyage fait en Egypte, published in 1677. This was Wansleben's second journey into Egypt (April 1672 to October 1673), and he travelled further south into Egypt than any other traveller up to that time. He accumulated a considerable collection of oriental manuscripts which were deposited in the French royal collection. He travelled further south into Egypt than any other traveller up to that time. (1)

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
Titel: Printed Books & Maps
Auktionsdatum: 28.01.2016
Adresse: Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
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GL75UQ Gloucestershire
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