Sale: 359 / Rare Books including Marine Art, Nov. 16./17. 2009 in Hamburg Lot 483

 
Jean-Baptiste Simeon Chardin - Voyages, 2 Bde. (Nr. 56), 1735


 
483
Jean-Baptiste Simeon Chardin
Voyages, 2 Bde. (Nr. 56), 1735
Estimate:
€ 4,500 / $ 5,355
Sold:
€ 4,560 / $ 5.426

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Chardin, (J.), Voyages en Perse, et autres lieux de l'Orient. Nouvelle édition. 4 vols. in 2. With 2 engr. frontispieces, 4 engr. title vignettes, 5 engr. text vignettes as well as 78 mostly folding copper plates and 1 engr. folding map. Amsterdam, aux Depends de la Compagnie 1735. Contemp. calf. 4to.
Cox I, 249. - Henze I. 558. - Brunet I, 1802. - First complete edition of the important travel description by J. Chardin, who counted among the bet experts on Persia at that time. - In comparison with the edition sfrom 1711 and 1713 increased by Le couronnement de Solimannn III roi de Perse. - Coppers with views, buildings, temples, plates, costumes, ceremonies, geometric illustrations et al. - Slightly stained. Binding defective, inside fine copy.

483
Jean-Baptiste Simeon Chardin
Voyages, 2 Bde. (Nr. 56), 1735
Estimate:
€ 4,500 / $ 5,355
Sold:
€ 4,560 / $ 5.426

(incl. 20% surcharge)