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French relations with the Islamic world in the seventeenth century
Voyage ou relation de l'etat present du Royaume de Perse.
Avec une dissertation curieuse sur les Moeurs, religion & gouvernement de cet etat. [with] Relation de l'empire de Maroc. Paris la Veuve Mabre Cramoisi 1695
Second edition of first work, first edition of second. 12mo (16 x 10 cm), pp.[x], 264, [24, contents], frontispiece, 5 plates, 2 folding, and folding map, title printed in red and black; [xvi], 224, , frontispiece, 8 plates, and folding plan, title printed in red black. A very good copy bound in contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt in compartments. Edges somewhat rubbed, spine worn. Hinges cracked but firm, front free endpaper torn. Contents clean.
Travels, or observations relating to several parts of Barbary and the Levant.
Illustrated with cuts London printed for A. Millar and W. Sandby 1757
The second edition, with great improvements 4to, pp. v, [i, epitaph], [v]-xviii, [ii], 513, [1, list of plates]; with 24 plates (3 folding) and 14 maps (10 folding), numerous vignettes. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, neatly rebacked in calf, raised bands. Minor wear to corners, light offsetting from some plates, small wormhole to margin of first few leaves, not affecting text. Armorial bookplate and signature of Thomas William Evans on front pastedown.
See Blackmer 1533 (first edition)
The first grammar of the Ethiopian language, and the first study of any African language to appear in Europe.
Chaldeae seu Aethiopicae Linguae Institutiones.
Rome Typis Sac. Congregationis de Propaganda Fide 1630
Second edition, pp.[viii], 86. A very good copy bound in early 19th century half vellum, marbled boards.
Sacchetti Sassetti, Angeloi - La vita e gli scritti di Mariano Vittori, 1917; Smitskamp PO 218