Sale 16BP02 | Lot 54

OLEARIUS, ADAM The voyages and travells of the ambassadors sent by Frederick, Duke of Holstein, to the Great Duke of Muscovy and the King of Persia...

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs
OLEARIUS, ADAM  The voyages and travells of the ambassadors sent by Frederick, Duke of Holstein, to the Great Duke of Muscovy and the King of Persia...

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Lot 54
OLEARIUS, ADAM The voyages and travells of the ambassadors sent by Frederick, Duke of Holstein, to the Great Duke of Muscovy an...
[Bound with:] The Voyages and Travels of J. Albert de Mandelslo ... into the East-Indies. London: John Starkey and Thomas Basset, 1669. Second editions in English. Two parts in one, modern cloth. 12 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches (31.5 x 19 cm); complete with 10 maps & plates and text but certain preliminaries for the first work bound at front of second work. The first work with engraved title, 8 plates and maps (most folding), [4], 316 pp.; the second work with separate title, 1 map, [6], [16], 232, [10] pp., without bookseller's catalogue. Explorers Club bookplate and blindstamp to title and plate, small repair to verso of frontispiece, ink numerals to first leaf, some spotting, toning and light soiling.
This is the second edition in English of works first published in German in 1656 and 1658. Wing O-269.


C The Explorers Club Collection

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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