Lot 67 - GEORGE SANDYS - SANDYS TRAVAILES: CONTAINING A HISTORY OF THE ORIGINAL AND PRESENT STATE OF THE TURKISH EMPIRE

17. YÜZYIL OSMANLI SEYAHATNAMESİ…

67- GEORGE SANDYS - SANDYS TRAVAILES: CONTAINING A HISTORY OF THE ORIGINAL AND PRESENT STATE OF THE TURKISH EMPIRE

John Williams Junior, London, 1673. 240 pp., 31x20 cm. 1 folding Istanbul engraving, 47 in-text and full-page engravings, 1 map missing. In full leather contemporary binding with repaired spine. Atabey 1087, Blackmer 1484, Rohricht 923.

A 17TH CENTURY OTTOMAN TRAVELOGUE INCLUDING AN INTERPRETATIVE PERSPECTIVE AND DETAIL OF THE JOURNEY BY ENGLISH POET AND POLITICIAN SANDYS, STARTING FROM FRANCE, EXTENDING TO ALMOST TO THE WHOLE OF THE OTTOMAN LAND INCLUDING ISTANBUL, AEGEAN ISLANDS, ANATOLIA, HOLY LANDS AND EGYPT, ACCOMPANYED BY MANY ENGRAVINGS…

A MASTERPIECE… CONSIDERED AS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT TRAVELOGUES EVER WRITTEN…

Estimate: 1.435 - 2.009 EU

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