Tavernier. Les Six Voyages en Turquie, en Perse et aux Indes.... [Amst.?], 1679. 3 vols. 12mo.
Lot 5273
TAVERNIER, JEAN BAPTISTE. 1605-1689. Les Six Voyages ... en Turquie, en Perse, et aux Indes...And: Recueil de plusieurs relations et traitez. [Amsterdam?]: 1679.
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TAVERNIER, JEAN BAPTISTE. 1605-1689.
Les Six Voyages ... en Turquie, en Perse, et aux Indes...And: Recueil de plusieurs relations et traitez. [Amsterdam?]: 1679.
3 volumes. 12mo (152 x 90 mm). [34], 782, [10]; [12], 616; [8], 564, [3] pp. Engraved additional title, portrait frontispiece, 2 folding engraved maps (Japan and Tonquin), and 34 engraved plates (many folding). Period calf. Lacking some plates, closed tear on Japan map, some plates bound a bit close, rebacked with new endpapers, original spines laid down.

Tavernier traveled extensively through the Middle East and Asia as a gem merchant.
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