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Lot nr:1109
Book nr:20767
Author:YSBRANTS IDES, Evert (1657-1708/09)
Title:Driejaarige Reize naar China, te lande gedaan door den Moskovischen Afgezant, E. Ysbrandts Ides, van Moskou af, over Groot Ustiga, Siriania, Permia, Siberien, Daour, Groot Tartaryen tot in China
Town:Amsterdam
Publisher:Pieter de Coup
Year:1710
Description:In-4, gegraveerde titel (met voorstelling van klederdrachten en exotische dieren, marge versterkt). [30], 243, [4] pp. Met 30 kopergravures waarvan 9 platen b.t. Ontbreekt de kaart. Verschillende stempels doorheen het boek, sommige onleesbaar gemaakt. Roestvlekjes. Heruitgave van de 1704 editie. 19de eeuwse halflederen band, rode sneden
Note:zie: Tiele 519, Cordier, Sinica p.2469, Cox I, p.330-331: "This was no easy journey in those days. Ides, who was a Dane in the service of Peter the Great, set out from Moscow March 14, 1692. (...) He composed his journal for the information and satisfaction of Peter the Great who was well pleased with the results and rewarded the author with the post of Privy Councillor. (...) The expedition added considerable geographical knowledge to the little that was known about Northern Manchuria and China"
Price:€380 - €450
Sellingprice:€600
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