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TAVERNIER, Jean Baptiste.:
LES SIX VOYAGES DE JEAN BAPTISTE TAVERNIER, Ecuyer Baron d'Aubonne, EN TURQUIE, EN PERSE, ET AUX INDES,
Suivant la copie imprimee à Paris, no printer or place, 1679.. pendant l'espace de quarante ans, et par toutes les routes que l'on peut tenir; accompagnes d'observations generales sur la qualite, la religion, le gouvernement, les coutumes et le commerce de chaque pays, avec les figures, le poids & la valeur des monnoyes qui y ont cours. 3 volumes, complete set, all three title pages dated 1679, possibly a pirate edition published in Amsterdam, French text, 12mo, approximately 155 x 92 mm, 6 x 3¾ inches, (first published as a 4to in 1676-77, the first 12mo edition appeared in 1678). First and second parts in Volumes I and II: Premiere partie. Ou il n'est parle que de la Turquie & de la Perse -- Seconde partie. Ou il est parle des Indes & des isles voisines (from title pages). The third volume has the title: Recueil de plusieurs Relations et Traitez singuliers & curieux de J.B. Tavernier qui n'ont point este mis dans ses six premiers Voyages, with a final part starting after page 370 with title page dated 1679: Nouvelle Relation de l'interieur du Serrail du Grand Seigneur (first published separately in 1675). Volume I: engraved pictorial half-title, 1 single page plate, 8 folding engraved plates, 2 of which not listed; pages: (34), 1-782, (10); Volume II: 1 single page plate and 9 folding plates all listed plus 17 unlisted plates, 11 folding and 6 singles, 2 small text illustrations, pages: (8), 1-616; Volume III: engraved portrait by H. Cause after the Table at the front, folding engraved map of the islands of Japan, another of Tonkin, and 8 folding p … [Click Below for Full Description]
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