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