London, South Kensington
22 September 2000
[DAPPER, Olfert] Asia, Nuremberg: J. Hoffman, [ca. 1681]. 2 parts in one volume, 2°, engraved title and 42 plates and maps, many double-page, illustrations (lacks printed title, many plates and leaves torn), contemporary paper-covered boards (worn). cf. Cox I, 361.
LA MOTTRAYE, Aubrey de. Travels through Europe. Asia, and into Parts of Africa, London: for the Author, 1723. 2 volumes in one (?only, of 3). 2°, 44 engraved plates and maps only (of 79), some folding (most plates torn and repaired), contemporary panelled calf (rebacked, worn), library label of Ellis H. Minns. Cox I, 77-78 calls for 2 volumes only.
With 2 other books. The lot sold not subject to return. (4)
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