OGILBY, JOHN Asia, the First Part. Being an Accurate Description of Persia, and the Several Provinces Thereof. The Vast Empire of th...
London: Printed by the Author, 1673. First edition. Modern three-quarters leather over marbled boards. 15 7/8 x 10 inches (40.5 x 26 cm); with engraved additional title and 33 maps and plates (many folding or double page), title printed in black and red, , 253,  pp. Some spotting to title, ink numerals to first leaf, a few stray marks or small stains, short split to map on one fold, some rubbing to binding, a sound copy.
Despite the title, this is all that was published of Ogilby's important work on Asia and in particular the Persian Empire. The large folding map of Asia, not found in all copies, is present.
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