LE MOTTRAYE, AUBREY DE. 1674-1743. Travels through Europe, Asia and into Part of Africa. London: for the Author, 1723.<BR />
Lot 5099
LE MOTTRAYE, AUBREY DE. 1674-1743. Travels through Europe, Asia and into Part of Africa. London: for the Author, 1723.
US$ 2,500 - 3,500
£1,500 - 2,100

Lot Details
LE MOTTRAYE, AUBREY DE. 1674-1743.
Travels through Europe, Asia and into Part of Africa. London: for the Author, 1723.
Volumes 1 & 2 (only, of 3). Folio (350 x 224 mm). [16], 440; 432, 72 pp. 48 engraved plates bound in at ends, including double-page and folding plates and some maps. Period calf, spines gilt in compartments, morocco spine labels. Few spots at ends, few fold repairs to rebacked with original spines laid down, corners worn.
Provenance: John Nicoll (period armorial bookplate).

"This important work describes La Mottraye's travels over a 26-year period which took him through Northern Europe to Tartary and the Levant" (Blackmer 946, French ed). The third volume was not published until 1732.
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