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    Seven Engraved Illustrations From Cornelis de Bruin's Reizen Over Moskovie. Each page measures 9.75 x 16 inches.

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    Seven Engraved Illustrations From Cornelis de Bruins' Reizen Over Moskovie. Each page measures 9.75 x 16 inchs.

     

    From Reizen over Moskovie, Door Persie en Indie: Verrykt met Driehondert konstplaten, Vertoonende De beroemste lantschappen en steden, ook de byzondere dragten, beesten, gewaffen en planten, die daer gevonden worden: Voor al Derzelver Oudheden, en wel voornamentlyk heel uitvoerig, die van het heerlyke en van oudts de geheele werrelt door besaemde Hof van Persepolis, by de Persianen Tchilminar genaemt, Amsterdam: Willem en David, 1711, by Cornelis de Bruins.

     

    Seven copper-plate illustrations from de Bruins' scarce book on his travels to Russia, Persia, and the East Indies including a full page illustration of an ancient Persian relief sculpture, six plates with multiple engraved illustrations of Persian ruins, statues, etc. The paper has toned somewhat, otherwise all examples are in very good condition.



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    February, 2010
    11th-12th Thursday-Friday
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