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Travels into the Levant. The First Part. Travels into the Levant. The Second Part. The Travels of Monsieur de Thevenot. The Third Part.
Travels into the Levant. The First Part. Wherein the States and Dominions subject to the Grand Signior, the Manners, Religions, Forces, Governments, Politicks, Languages, and Customs of the Inhabitants of that Great Empire, are curiously Handled. Together with many Particulars of the Archipelago, Constantinople, the Holy Land, Ægypt, the Pyramids, Mummies, Desarts of Arabia, Mecha, and several other Places of Asia and Africa, lately Observed, and not hitherto Described. Besides The Memorable things that happened at the last Siege of Babylon, otherwise called Bagdat: the Ceremonies at the Reception of the Ambassadors of the Mogul: And the Author's Conversation with the Ambassador of Prester John, who among many other Things, gave him an account of the Sources of the NILE. London. Printed in the Year, 1687.Travels into the Levant. The Second Part. Which (Besides many Singular and most Curious Remarks of Ægypt, Syria, Mesopotamia, the Rivers of Euphrates and Tygris) Contains A Description of the States, Dominions, and Court of the King of PERSIA; Of the Religions, Governments, Manners, Forces, Languages, Sciences, Arts and Customs of the People of that Great Empire. Together with The Antiquities of Tehehelminar, and other Places about the Ancient Persepolis: And Particularly, a most Exact Itinerary as well of the Journey by Land, through TURKY and PERSIA, as of the Voyage by Sea, in the Mediterranean, Gulf of Persia, and the Indian Seas. London. Printed in the Year 1687.The Travels of Monsieur de Thevenot. The Third Part. Containing the Relation of Indostan, the New Moguls, And of other People and Countries of the INDIES. London. Printed in the Year, MDCLXXXVII.First English edition. London. 1687. Three parts in one volume. Folio. [2], [11], [bl], [7], [6], [3], [3], i (errata), [bl], [1], [bl], 291; [1], [bl], 108, 105-200, [1], [bl], 114pp. 2 copper plates: II, 145 & II, 185; lacking the botanic plate at 116. Lacking last 2 leaves of the index (the index being bound at the beginning of the volume, rather than the end.) Contemporary worn leather. Upper board detached but present, spine strip lacking, marbled endpapers. Historic repairs to paper fault to 4pp of prelims (affecting a few words) and to the margins of the last page, which has a small hole and closed tear. Text block firmly bound, generally bright and crisp with occasional spotting and marks. Stain to head of gutter of title page Part II. Final leaf darkened. Occasional contemporary marginal annotation. Contemporary inscription to lower margin of I, 119 "To Mr Vincent Lowe at Denby in Dale". Corresponds with ESTC Citation no: R479351. Not in Wing. 2 recorded copies. [Wing T886 and Wing T887 have a general title for the three volumes and frontispiece. T887 also includes (91)-(93) with binder's instructions to "insert this between Pag. 90 and 91 of the Third Part"]Thevenot, Jean de, 1633-1667.
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