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Relation D'un Voyage Du Levant [ct 3 Vols] - Tournefort, Joseph Pitton De - 1717. 
Anisson Et Posuel, Lyon 1717 - B&W Illustrations; Contemporary French calf, gilt foliate spine compartments, morocco spine labels, red-stained edges, marbled endpapers; spine ends and corners a little rubbed, heads of vol 1 and 2 spines just worn. With 153 very well done plates and maps - several folding. Scattered minor foxing, and occasional light toning, but internally almost all clean. Full bound in patterened morocco leather. Firm and tight, the Lyon edition published the same year as the Paris edition. Tournefort (1656-1718) was probably the greatest naturalist of his time and became famous for his plant classification work. He all the islands of the Archipelago, Constantinople, the Southern coasts of the Black Sea, the Turkey and Persian Armenia, Georgia, Mount Ararat and returned by Asia Minor to Smyrna. Attractive set. ; 0 [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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