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    Sale 7652

    Exploration and Travel

    25 September 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 4

    JOHANN THEODOR DE BRY (1560-1623) AND JOHANN ISRAEL DE BRY (1565-1609)

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    JOHANN THEODOR DE BRY (1560-1623) AND JOHANN ISRAEL DE BRY (1565-1609)

    Der zwölffte Theil der Orientalischen Indien. Darinnen etliche newe gedenckwürdige Schiff farthen und Reysen ... Sonderlich aber in das Königreich Indostan oder des grossen Mogols das Königreich China Persien die Bandamischen Insuln und andere umbligende Länder [Part XII of The Little Voyages]. Frankfurt: Caspar Rötel for Wilhelm Fitzer, 1628. 2° in 4s (295 x 187mm). Engraved title and 4 engraved text illustrations. (Lacking the engraved map, evenly browned throughout, occasional spotting, trimmed slightly close at head with a couple of headlines shaved.) Later marbled paper wrappers, green speckled edges.

    SOLE GERMAN EDITION OF THIS PART OF DE BRY'S LITTLE VOYAGES relating to the Near and Far East, China and the activities of the Dutch in Asia. Brunet I 1361-62; Church 244.


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