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Een kort beskrffning uppå trenne reesor och peregrinationer/ sampt konungarijket Japan: I. Beskrifwes een reesa/ som genom Asia/ Africa och många andra hedniska konungarijken sampt öijar: med flijt är förrättad aff Nils Matson Kiöping/ fördetta skepzlieutnat. II. Beskrifwes een reesa till Ostindien/ China och Japan: III. Med förtälliande om förbenembde stoora och mächta konungarijketz Japan tillstånd/ sampt thesz inwånares handel och wandel: förrättat och beskrefwin aff Oloff Erickson Willman/ kongl. mayst:tz skepz-capitaien. IV. Uthföres een reesa ifrån Muszcow till China/ genom Mongul och Cataja/ öfwer strömen Obij: förrättat aff een rysk gesandt/ som till then stoore tartaren Niuki war skickad. Then gode läsaren till tienst/ uthi thenna
1674 - Sorinkled calf with raised bands, sparingly gilt spine, reddish-brown label. Covers decorated with borders in gilt and blind, corners stamped in gold. Sprinkled edges (bound by Nordiska bokhandeln, Stockholm). Spine somewhat faded. Minor foxing and spotting throughout, tear in lower margin on p. 188. Dampstain from p. 137, increasing in intensity towards the end. Pencil notes on front pastedown.Collijn Sveriges bibliografi 1600-talet 457. Almqvist Johann Kankel 19. First publshed in 1667. Contains three different travel descriptions. The first one is written by the Swedish sailor Nils Matson Kiöping (ca 1621-80), who sailed with the Dutch East India Company between 1647 and 1656. This second edition of his work has been divided into chapters and is also cleaned of a few wordings with hostile attacks directed against the Dutch. The second journey described here is an abridged translation of François Caron's work on Japan, originally publishe din 1636. The third and final journey was made by Olof Eriksson Willman (ca 1620-ca 1673), who describes a rare visit i Japan. His and Kiöping's work were the two earliest Swedish travel descriptions to be published in print. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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