Lot 2365
Autumn Auction: Decorative Art, Interiors, Silver, Jewellery, Classic Cars and Books & Prints
[TRAVEL] – HENRY, P.F. Reis-weg naar de Indiën, of Aardrijkskundige Beschrijving van Egypten, Syriën, Arabiën, Persiën en Indiën [..]. Gedeeltelijk uit het Engelsch overgezet, en aanmerkelijk vermeerderd, [..].

In Den Haage, Bij J.C. Leeuwestyn, 1799, XIV,436 pp. With 6 fold. engr. maps (mainly ca. 17,5 x 24 cm.) with borders in a fine CONTEMPORARY HAND-COLOURING. 8vo, contemp. boards, gilt spine with calf letterpiece.

¶ Rouffaer/ Muller p. 480. Cf. Gay 3575 & Wilson (Persia) p. 94. Rare Dutch translation (only 6 copies in NCC) of a work by the French historian & lawyer Pierre François Henry (1759-1833). The first French edition of “Route de l’Inde [..]” was publ. in 1798. The handcol. maps of Arabia, India, Indonesia, Persia, Sumatra & Syria are mainly after Guillaume Delisle (1675-1726). – Spine (sl.) dam./ worn, chintz over both covers gone. A few leaves sl. waterstained in upper blank margin, but nevertheless in a good interior condition.

€ 300,00
€ 500,00
€ 300,00

Hamerprijs: € 300