Relation D’Un Voyage Du Levant, Fait Par Ordre Du Roi, Contenant L’Histoire Ancienne & Moderne de plulsieurs Isles de l’Archipel, de Constantinople, des Cotes de la Mer Noire, de l’Armenie, de la Georgie, des Frontieres de Perse & de l’Asie Mineure Avec Les Plans des Villes & des Lieux considerables; le Genie, les Maeurs, le Commerce & la Religion des differens Peuples qui les habitant; Et l’Explication des Medailles & des Monumens Antiques. Enrichie de Descriptions & de Figures d’un grand nombre de Plantes rares, de divers Animaux; Et de plusieurs Observations touchant l’Histoire Naturelle. M. Pitton De Tournefort.
Relation D’Un Voyage Du Levant, Fait Par Ordre Du Roi, Contenant L’Histoire Ancienne & Moderne de plulsieurs Isles de l’Archipel, de Constantinople, des Cotes de la Mer Noire, de l’Armenie, de la Georgie, des Frontieres de Perse & de l’Asie Mineure Avec Les Plans des Villes & des Lieux considerables; le Genie, les Maeurs, le Commerce & la Religion des differens Peuples qui les habitant; Et l’Explication des Medailles & des Monumens Antiques. Enrichie de Descriptions & de Figures d’un grand nombre de Plantes rares, de divers Animaux; Et de plusieurs Observations touchant l’Histoire Naturelle
Relation D’Un Voyage Du Levant, Fait Par Ordre Du Roi, Contenant L’Histoire Ancienne & Moderne de plulsieurs Isles de l’Archipel, de Constantinople, des Cotes de la Mer Noire, de l’Armenie, de la Georgie, des Frontieres de Perse & de l’Asie Mineure Avec Les Plans des Villes & des Lieux considerables; le Genie, les Maeurs, le Commerce & la Religion des differens Peuples qui les habitant; Et l’Explication des Medailles & des Monumens Antiques. Enrichie de Descriptions & de Figures d’un grand nombre de Plantes rares, de divers Animaux; Et de plusieurs Observations touchant l’Histoire Naturelle

Relation D’Un Voyage Du Levant, Fait Par Ordre Du Roi, Contenant L’Histoire Ancienne & Moderne de plulsieurs Isles de l’Archipel, de Constantinople, des Cotes de la Mer Noire, de l’Armenie, de la Georgie, des Frontieres de Perse & de l’Asie Mineure Avec Les Plans des Villes & des Lieux considerables; le Genie, les Maeurs, le Commerce & la Religion des differens Peuples qui les habitant; Et l’Explication des Medailles & des Monumens Antiques. Enrichie de Descriptions & de Figures d’un grand nombre de Plantes rares, de divers Animaux; Et de plusieurs Observations touchant l’Histoire Naturelle

Paris: De L’Imprimerie Royale, c. 1717. Edition: Second Edition, Binding: Full contemporary calf. Spine skillfully rebacked in seven compartments of raised bands with gilt ornamental devices and rulings. Gilt title on red label on 2. All edges speckled. , Notes: A fine illustrated book of the Levant showing city panoramas, maps, costumes, and various botanical and cultural descriptions of the area. He traveled through the archipelago, visiting most of the islands of the Cyclades. He visited Crete before going to Constantinople and Turkey, covering the coasts of the Black Sea and then to Armenia and Persia. Pitton de Tournefort (1656-1708) was a renowned French botanist. He studied medicine at Montpellier and Barcelona, and in 1683 he was made a professor and director at the Jardin des Plantes, Paris. In the service of Louis XIV, from 1700 to 1702 he travelled through the Orient, investigating its natural and cultural characteristics. He collected 1356 species of plants during this one journey." [Catholic Ency.] ".Tournefort was one of the greatest botanists of his time, discovering many new plant species during his travels in the Levant." , Size: 4to (251x195mm). , Illustration: Illustrated with 153 fine copper plates of views and maps and natural history., Volume: Two volumes. , Provenance: Ex Libris Earl of Mansfield, K.J. , References: [Blackmer]. Nordenskiold Coll. 3,697. Navari (Blackmer) 1318. Zacharakis (1982) 2058-2068. Weber 458. Brunet V, 903. Amsterdam 1718. Nissen (ZBI) 4154. Crowther 2022. Atabey 1318. Lipperheide 1442 (1718 ed.). Hunt 444. Cox I,221. Blackmer Sale Cat 329. , Pages: P. Title, Blank, Warning, Praise for the Author (1-8), Letters, Letters (1-16), 1-208. , Category: Book Asia Middle East General; Book Asia Middle East Iran; Book Europe Greece; Book Russia;. Very good condition. Occasional minor browning, but plates are generally clean and crisp. Item #B4827

Edition: Second Edition, Binding: Full contemporary calf. Spine skillfully rebacked in seven compartments of raised bands with gilt ornamental devices and rulings. Gilt title on red label on 2. All edges speckled. , Notes: A fine illustrated book of the Levant showing city panoramas, maps, costumes, and various botanical and cultural descriptions of the area. He traveled through the archipelago, visiting most of the islands of the Cyclades. He visited Crete before going to Constantinople and Turkey, covering the coasts of the Black Sea and then to Armenia and Persia. Pitton de Tournefort (1656-1708) was a renowned French botanist. He studied medicine at Montpellier and Barcelona, and in 1683 he was made a professor and director at the Jardin des Plantes, Paris. In the service of Louis XIV, from 1700 to 1702 he travelled through the Orient, investigating its natural and cultural characteristics. He collected 1356 species of plants during this one journey." [Catholic Ency.] ".Tournefort was one of the greatest botanists of his time, discovering many new plant species during his travels in the Levant." , Size: 4to (251x195mm). , Illustration: Illustrated with 153 fine copper plates of views and maps and natural history., Volume: Two volumes. , Provenance: Ex Libris Earl of Mansfield, K.J. , References: [Blackmer]. Nordenskiold Coll. 3,697. Navari (Blackmer) 1318. Zacharakis (1982) 2058-2068. Weber 458. Brunet V, 903. Amsterdam 1718. Nissen (ZBI) 4154. Crowther 2022. Atabey 1318. Lipperheide 1442 (1718 ed.). Hunt 444. Cox I,221. Blackmer Sale Cat 329. , Pages: P. Title, Blank, Warning, Praise for the Author (1-8), Letters, Letters (1-16), 1-208. , Category: Book Asia Middle East General; Book Asia Middle East Iran; Book Europe Greece; Book Russia;.

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