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DESHAYES, Louis, Baron de Courmenin.

Voiage de Levant fait par le Commandement du Roy en l'annee 1621.

Stock Code
105099
Paris, Adrian Taupinart, 1624
£5,000

'[It] provides... a clear account of the structure of the Ottoman Empire, as well as the most complete description yet recorded of the Seraglio' (Blackmer). 'Provides a detailed account of the various ways of travelling to Constantinople' (Koç).

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Description

First edition, 4to, engraved title, folding plan of Jerusalem (old repair to verso with small area of loss), and 5 double-page charts and plans, 5 illustrations in the text, all but one full-page, small worm track to upper blank margin pp 465-470, tear to p283/4 going into text, contemporary vellum, a very good copy.

Bibliography

Atabey 344; Blackmer 479; Chahine 1301; Koç I, 45; Rohricht p242; Tobler 97.

Stock ID:105099

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