Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
A New Voyage to the Levant: Containing an Account of the Most Remarkable Curiosities in Germany, France, Italy, Malta, and Turkey; With Historical Observations Relating to the Present and Ancient State of Those Countries. Jean Baron de Cariscroon Du Mont.
A New Voyage to the Levant: Containing an Account of the Most Remarkable Curiosities in Germany, France, Italy, Malta, and Turkey; With Historical Observations Relating to the Present and Ancient State of Those Countries
A New Voyage to the Levant: Containing an Account of the Most Remarkable Curiosities in Germany, France, Italy, Malta, and Turkey; With Historical Observations Relating to the Present and Ancient State of Those Countries
A New Voyage to the Levant: Containing an Account of the Most Remarkable Curiosities in Germany, France, Italy, Malta, and Turkey; With Historical Observations Relating to the Present and Ancient State of Those Countries
A New Voyage to the Levant: Containing an Account of the Most Remarkable Curiosities in Germany, France, Italy, Malta, and Turkey; With Historical Observations Relating to the Present and Ancient State of Those Countries
A New Voyage to the Levant: Containing an Account of the Most Remarkable Curiosities in Germany, France, Italy, Malta, and Turkey; With Historical Observations Relating to the Present and Ancient State of Those Countries

A New Voyage to the Levant: Containing an Account of the Most Remarkable Curiosities in Germany, France, Italy, Malta, and Turkey; With Historical Observations Relating to the Present and Ancient State of Those Countries

London: Printed for T. Goodwin, M. Wotton, and B. Tooke, 1705. Fourth edition. Hardcover. Octavo. (22) 416pp., 8 plates. Rebacked in tan leather retaining original calf boards with blind-stamped decor on covers, gilt lettering on red leather label of spine; raised bands. Speckled edges. Frontispiece engraving. Title page with black double border. Translated from the French. Extraordinary, entertaining and witty account of Du Mont's travels in Europe, presented in twenty-nine letters, the last of which is signed in Venice, May 1692. His letters were initially published as a periodical, beginning in 1692, two volumes appearing annually. This 1705 edition is illustrated with eight engravings, plus frontispiece, depicting historical scenes, character figures, e.g. an Arabian impostor, as well as depictions of Greek and Turkish dances. Contains bookplate of Sir John Reade. granted baronetcy by Charles I. and Oliver Cromwell. Binding with ear along edges of retained original boards, chips along corners and edge, and rubbed. Inside covers reinforced with cream colored tape. Very light, sporadic foxing in block. binding and interior in overall very good condition. vg. Item #46236

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