Bonhams : BRUYN, CORNELIUS DE. 1652-1727. Voyage au Levant, c'est-à-dire, dans les principaux endroits de l'Asie Mineure, dans les isles de Chio, Rhodes, Chypre, etc. Paris and Rouen: Jean-Baptiste-Claude Bauche and Charles Ferrand, 1725.
BRUYN, CORNELIUS DE. 1652-1727. Voyage au Levant, c'est-à-dire, dans les principaux endroits de l'Asie Mineure, dans les isles de Chio, Rhodes, Chypre, etc. Paris and Rouen: Jean-Baptiste-Claude Bauche and Charles Ferrand, 1725.

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Lot 241
BRUYN, CORNELIUS DE. 1652-1727.
Voyage au Levant, c'est-à-dire, dans les principaux endroits de l'Asie Mineure, dans les isles de Chio, Rhodes, Chypre, etc. Paris and Rouen: Jean-Baptiste-Claude Bauche and Charles Ferrand, 1725.

US$ 3,000 - 5,000
£ 2,300 - 3,900
BRUYN, CORNELIUS DE. 1652-1727.
Voyage au Levant, c'est-à-dire, dans les principaux endroits de l'Asie Mineure, dans les isles de Chio, Rhodes, Chypre, etc. Paris and Rouen: Jean-Baptiste-Claude Bauche and Charles Ferrand, 1725.
5 volumes. 4to (238 x 186 mm). Portrait frontispiece in volume I, title pages in red and black, 5 engraved folding maps and 85 engraved plates (12 folding). Contemporary calf, spines gilt in 6 compartments, red morocco gilt spine labels, marbled endpapers. Rubbed, joints starting, some chipping to covers and spine ends, minor spotting.

FIRST COLLECTED EDITION of the travels of Cornelius de Bruyn, (Corneille le Brun in French) in Asia Minor, the Mediterranean islands, the Holy Lands, Egypt, Persia and the East Indies, with additional text not included in earlier editions. De Bruyn was a Dutch painter who traveled to the Levant and other destinations between 1678 and 1693. His own drawings were the source of the illustrations, depicting scenes of cities, the costumes of inhabitants, etc. Atabey 161.
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BRUYN, CORNELIUS DE. 1652-1727. Voyage au Levant, c'est-à-dire, dans les principaux endroits de l'Asie Mineure, dans les isles de Chio, Rhodes, Chypre, etc. Paris and Rouen: Jean-Baptiste-Claude Bauche and Charles Ferrand, 1725.
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