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TAVERNIER, Jean Baptiste (1605-1689). Recueil de Plusiers Relations et Traitez singuliers et curieux.. qui n'ont point esté mis dans ses six premiers Voyages.. divisé en cinq paties [sic.]. Paris: Gervais Clouzier, 1679.
5 parts in one volume, 4° (247 x 187mm). 2 engraved portraits, 2 folding engraved maps, 8 folding engraved plates. (First portrait shaved into plate area, short clean tear to first map.) Contemporary mottled calf (neatly rebacked). Provenance: Baron Grantham (of Beeleigh Abbey, armorial bookplate).
FIRST EDITION of a work issued as a companion work to the author's Les Six Voyages... (Paris: 1676-1677). Cordier Japonica 393; Pages Bibliographie Japonaise 325 bis.
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