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TAVERNIER
Nouvelle relation de l'interieur du serrail du grand seigneur Contenant pl
à Paris: Chez Gervais Clousier, 1680.à Paris: Chez Gervais Clousier, 1680. Fine. Chez Gervais Clousier, à Paris 1680, in-12 (9x16,5cm), (16) 341pp., relié. - New edition, after the first published in the in-4 in 1675, and first in Clousier evidenced by the priviège in fine. Full sheepskin brown time. Back tooled raised. Part of title in brown morocco. Head cap part anquante, wearing a tear in the first box. Shaved tail headdress. It was during his first trip to the Orient that Tavernier, later known as rich diamond merchant and served the king, going 11 months to Constantinople; he also made a second visit to the city during his sixth trip. To establish his book on Turkish Versailles, innkeeper drew on his memories for anecdotes, but is assisted by a Protestant writer like him, Samuel Chappuzeau to the administrative organization of the Ottoman court, and they both work the texts for historical details, and Turkish customs. The set is full of curious and interesting details, including hunting, protocols, the treasure, the infirmary ... --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! - [FRENCH VERSION FOLLOWS] Nouvelle édition, après la première parue au format in-4 en 1675, et première chez Clousier attestée par le priviège in fine. Reliure en pleine basane brune d'époque. Dos à nerfs orné. Pièce de titre en maroquin brun. Coiffe de tête en partie anquante, portant une déchirure au premier caisson. Coiffe de queue arasée. C'est au cours de son première voyage en Orient que Ta … [Click Below for Full Description]
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