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    Lord St. Helens and Sir William FitzHerbert The Collections of a Diplomat and a Courtier

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 667

    OGILBY, John (1600-76). Asia, the First Part. Being an Accurate Description of Persia, And the Several Provinces thereof. The Vast Empire of the Great Mogol, and other Parts of India. London: Printed by the Author, 1673. Part One Only [all published], 2°. Engraved frontispiece, title printed in red and black, 4 double-page engraved maps, 28 engraved plates, most double-page, illustrations (hole in dedication leaf affecting 2 letters, 2 plates torn without loss, dampstaining throughout, mostly quite light but more pronounced to some leaves). Contemporary calf (rebacked, rather worn, erosion to lower forecorners). Wing O166; Cox I, 275: "Although the title page reads 'First Part,' this volume is complete in itself."

    Price Realised  

    OGILBY, John (1600-76). Asia, the First Part. Being an Accurate Description of Persia, And the Several Provinces thereof. The Vast Empire of the Great Mogol, and other Parts of India. London: Printed by the Author, 1673. Part One Only [all published], 2°. Engraved frontispiece, title printed in red and black, 4 double-page engraved maps, 28 engraved plates, most double-page, illustrations (hole in dedication leaf affecting 2 letters, 2 plates torn without loss, dampstaining throughout, mostly quite light but more pronounced to some leaves). Contemporary calf (rebacked, rather worn, erosion to lower forecorners). Wing O166; Cox I, 275: "Although the title page reads 'First Part,' this volume is complete in itself."


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