Lot n° 342
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Chardin, Jean. - Journal du voyage du chevalier... - Lot 342 - Crait + Müller
Chardin, Jean. - Journal du voyage du chevalier Chardin en Perse et aux Indes Orientales par la Mer Noire et la Cochide. London, Moyse Pitt, 1686. In-folio in a very damaged contemporary binding. First French edition published at the same time as the English translation. First part, the only one published in this format. Working copy complete with the text despite the numerous pagination errors (quires n and U reversed - pagination jump 150-181 without missing as in all copies - pp. 270 and 271 numbered 262, 263 - p. 273 numbered 269 - p. 271 numbered 171 - p. 345 numbered 344) Complete with frontispiece, portrait of Chardin, folded map of the Black Sea (torn but complete), folded view of Teflis, single fold of the translation of the Patente (torn in the margin), feast of Tifflis (tears in the folds without missing), folded map of Irivan (torn in the margin). of Irivan torn in 3 parts with slight lacks, the single plate of the ancient tower in Irivan, the folded plate of the 3 churches of Miazin (large tears on the right side with loss of paper), the folded view of Tauris, the folded view of Tauris, of the unfolded view of Sultania (light wetness in lower margin), of the unfolded plate of Kom (light wetness in lower margin), of the simple plate of the tombs of the last 2 kings of Persia, of the unfolded plate of the sepulchre of Abbas, of the sepulchre of the sepulchre of Abas the Second (torn in 2 parts without missing), of the folding plate of the sepulchre of Sefy the First (torn in 2 parts without missing), of the folding view of Kashan (small hole), of the folding plate of the caravanserai of Kashan. To note scattered stains (few).
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