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Monconys, Balthasar de (1611-1665) Journal des Voyages

Auction:
2658B
Lot:
263
Sold for:
$1,200$1,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2658B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 01, 2013 11:00AM

Description:

Monconys, Balthasar de (1611-1665) Journal des Voyages. Lyons: Boissat & Remeus, 1665-1666.
First edition, three quarto volumes, illustrated with thirty engraved plates by Claude Debarge, bound in contemporary speckled sheepskin bindings intact, some losses to leather spines, most of the gold has rubbed away.
Monconys' was one of the earliest journeys taken in the name of science. He traveled to England, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Portugal, and east to Turkey, Syria, and Egypt.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Claude Debarge, Egypt, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Syria, Turkey, United Kingdom, Book design, Bookbinding, Graphic design, Print production, Printing

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