Lot 38 - RICHARD POCOCKE – BESCHREİBUNG DES MORGENLANDES UND EİNİGER ANDERER LÄNDER

38- RICHARD POCOCKE – BESCHREİBUNG DES MORGENLANDES UND EİNİGER ANDERER LÄNDER

First German edition. Verlag des Stiftshauses, Erlangen, 1754-1755. 3 volumes; 1st volume 457 pp., 2nd volume 374 pp., 3rd volume 428 pp., 25.5x20.5 cm. A total of 180 engravings and maps, some of which are foldable. Full leather binding of the period with colored page edges and gilt decoration on the spine and cover edges. The engravings and pages are in excellent condition, there is wear on the cover and spine edges, the spine and spine cover joints have been professionally repaired. Overall, a collection copy in good condition.

RICHARD POCOCKE, THE FAMOUS BRITISH THEOLOGIAN AND TRAVELER, TRAVELED FOR 3 YEARS THROUGH EGYPT, THE HOLY LANDS, CYPRUS, THE AEGEAN ISLANDS, ANATOLIA, ISTANBUL, THRACE AND GREECE, WHERE THE OTTOMAN RULED, A MASTERPIECE OF EASTERN TRAVELOGUE THAT PROVIDES IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT ARCHITECTURE AND POLITICS, AND EXAMINES THE HISTORICAL AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL STRUCTURES OF THE PLACES IT VISITED...

180 ENGRAVINGS AND MAPS, MANY OF THEM FOLDABLES…

Estimate: 2.296 - 3.443 EU

Starting Bid: 1.435 EU

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