Voyages tres-curieux et tres-renommez faits en Moscovie, Tartarie et Perse. Adam Olearius.
Voyages tres-curieux et tres-renommez faits en Moscovie, Tartarie et Perse.
Voyages tres-curieux et tres-renommez faits en Moscovie, Tartarie et Perse.
Voyages tres-curieux et tres-renommez faits en Moscovie, Tartarie et Perse.
Voyages tres-curieux et tres-renommez faits en Moscovie, Tartarie et Perse.
Voyages tres-curieux et tres-renommez faits en Moscovie, Tartarie et Perse.

Voyages tres-curieux et tres-renommez faits en Moscovie, Tartarie et Perse.

Amsterdam: Michel Charles Le Cene, c.1727. Binding: Contemporary full calf, expertly rebacked preserving the original spine in six densely gilt compartments of raised bands, red morocco label on two, edges tinted red. , Notes: Adam Olearius (24 September 1599 – February 22, 1671) the celebrated traveler, writer and important German Orientalist, studied philosophy and was a member of the Court of Frederic, Duke of Holstein. He was instrumental in importing silk from Persia and became acquainted with the king of Persia. He also obtained the unrestricted passage of his goods through Russia from the czar. As a merchant from Hamburg, he was sent by the duke to Muscovy and Persia in the hope of making arrangements by which his newly-founded city of Friedrichstadt should become the terminus of an overland silk-trade. It is by his admirable narrative of the Russian and the Persian legation that Olearius is best known A French version of his work was published by Abraham de Wicquefort (Voyages en Moscovie, Tartarie et Perse, par Adam Olearius, Paris, 1656), an English version was made byJohn Davies of Kidwelly (Travels of the Ambassadors sent by Frederic, Duke of Holstein, to the Great Duke of Muscovy and the King of Persia, London, 1662; and 1669), and a Dutch translation by Dieterius van Wageningen (Beschrijvingh van de nieuwe Parciaensche ofte Orientaelsche Reyse, Utrecht, 1651 Olearius' other works includes a Lexicon Persicum and several other Persian studies and a translation of the Gulistan (Persianisches Rosenthal, Schleswig, 1654), to which was appended a translation of the fables of Luqman.

, Size: Folio, Illustration: Title in red and black, printer\'s device on title. Illustrated with the portrait of Olearius and a profusion of in-text engravings, however this copy lacks the full page plates and maps. The 1727 edition is the best illustrated of his editions. , Volume: Two volumes in one., References: Wilson 162., Transation: Text In French, Pages: P. half-title, blank, title, blank, dedication (6), (30), 2-559; half-title, blank, title, blank, 566-1107, index (20)., Category: Book Russia; Book Asia Middle East Iran. Occasional light browning, otherwise a very good tight and handsome example. Item #B2137

Binding: Contemporary full calf, expertly rebacked preserving the original spine in six densely gilt compartments of raised bands, red morocco label on two, edges tinted red. , Notes: Adam Olearius (24 September 1599 – February 22, 1671) the celebrated traveler, writer and important German Orientalist, studied philosophy and was a member of the Court of Frederic, Duke of Holstein. He was instrumental in importing silk from Persia and became acquainted with the king of Persia. He also obtained the unrestricted passage of his goods through Russia from the czar. As a merchant from Hamburg, he was sent by the duke to Muscovy and Persia in the hope of making arrangements by which his newly-founded city of Friedrichstadt should become the terminus of an overland silk-trade. It is by his admirable narrative of the Russian and the Persian legation that Olearius is best known A French version of his work was published by Abraham de Wicquefort (Voyages en Moscovie, Tartarie et Perse, par Adam Olearius, Paris, 1656), an English version was made byJohn Davies of Kidwelly (Travels of the Ambassadors sent by Frederic, Duke of Holstein, to the Great Duke of Muscovy and the King of Persia, London, 1662; and 1669), and a Dutch translation by Dieterius van Wageningen (Beschrijvingh van de nieuwe Parciaensche ofte Orientaelsche Reyse, Utrecht, 1651 Olearius' other works includes a Lexicon Persicum and several other Persian studies and a translation of the Gulistan (Persianisches Rosenthal, Schleswig, 1654), to which was appended a translation of the fables of Luqman.

, Size: Folio, Illustration: Title in red and black, printer\'s device on title. Illustrated with the portrait of Olearius and a profusion of in-text engravings, however this copy lacks the full page plates and maps. The 1727 edition is the best illustrated of his editions. , Volume: Two volumes in one., References: Wilson 162., Transation: Text In French, Pages: P. half-title, blank, title, blank, dedication (6), (30), 2-559; half-title, blank, title, blank, 566-1107, index (20)., Category: Book Russia; Book Asia Middle East Iran.

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