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    Ex Libris Jean R. Perrette: Important Travel, Exploration & Cartography

    5 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 150

    NICOLAY, Nicolas de. Discours et histoire veritable des navigations, peregrinations et voyages, faicts en la Turquie. Antwerp: Arnould Coninx, 1586.

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    NICOLAY, Nicolas de. Discours et histoire veritable des navigations, peregrinations et voyages, faicts en la Turquie. Antwerp: Arnould Coninx, 1586.

    4° (212 x 152 mm). 61 full-page woodcuts in text, each within woodcut border. 20th-century red morocco armorial binding, gilt-fillet panels on both covers, floral ornaments at the corners, an inner blind-tooled border surrounding the gilt arms, edges gilt, by Dubois D'Enghein-Dooms. Provenance: Jules Albert Baudoin Marie Ghislain, Vicomte de Jonghe (b. 1849; binding and bookplate).

    Second Antwerp edition, after the first Antwerp edition published by G. Silvius in 1576. This edition contains one more plate (p. 163) than the original Lyon edition. It is another version of the plate following p. 144 in the original Lyon edition (See lot 149). Cioranescu XVI, 16530 (1st Antwerp ed.)


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