A Rare Illustrated Book About Persia and Armenia Complete with All Plates

    [Persia and Armenia]. [Andre Daulier des Landes]. Les Beautez de la Perse, ou, La Description de ce qu'il y a de plus Curieux dans ce Royaume... Paris: Gervais Clouzier, 1673. First edition. Small quarto. Approximately 7.75 x 6 inches. [xiv], 133,[2, Privilege], [1, blank] pages. With engraved title-page (reckoned within pagination). With fold-out engraved map and seven engraved plates (five of which are folding) inserted throughout. Complete. Bound in eighteenth-century half green morocco over plain boards, spine ruled and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, marbled endleaves. Some moderate wear, sunning and light soiling to binding, some minor soiling and foxing in text, plates quite clean. A fine copy. The plates present excellent views of Ispahan and Persepolis with great accuracy. Weber II, 349. From the collection of a gentleman of New York.

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