Oct 14, 2021 - Sale 2582

Sale 2582 - Lot 134

Price Realized: $ 5,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
Tavernier, Jean-Baptiste (1605-1689)
The Six Voyages [...] through Turky into Persia, and the East Indies.

London: Printed for R[obert] L[ittlebury] and M[oses] Pitt, to be sold by John Starkey and Moses Pitt, 1678.

Folio, illustrated with twenty-four engravings;[Bound with] Tavernier's A Collection of Several Relations & Treatises Singular and Curious Not Printed among his First Six Voyages, London: Printed by A. Godbid and J. Playford for Moses Pitt, 1680, first English edition, illustrated with large folding map of Japan and eight folding engravings, with publisher's ad leaves before and after text; bound in original full speckled calf, expertly rebacked, faint waterstain to top inner gutter, contents crisp, ex libris Earl of Ilchester, with his armorial bookplate pasted inside front board, 12 x 7 1/2 in.

Six Voyages: ESTC R17557; Wing T-256; A Collection: ESTC R35212; Wing T-250.