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Lot nr:679
Book nr:30824
Author:HANWAY, Jonas
Title:Nieuwe en wetenswaerdige reizen... reize van London door Rusland nae en in Persie...
Town:Haerlem
Publisher:Izaak en Johannes Enschede, Jan Bosch
Year:1755
Description:2 vol. in 4-to, 32, 438; (2), IV, 444 pp, engraved frontispiece, 8 folding engraved maps, 10 engraved plates (1 folding). Ms. dedication of prof. Rau to J.J. Mispelblom Beyer on french title page. Foxing on some lvs. Contemporary leather bindings, slightly rubbed
Note:First Dutch edition of Hanway's account of his travels across Russia and Persia in the 1740s, originally published in London in 1753 as An historical account of British trade over the Caspian Sea. Cf. Tiele p.103; Cat. NHSM, p.258; Cox I, p.255
Price:€600 - €800
Sellingprice:€600
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