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PROPERTY OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE SANDYS TRUST

Pococke, Richard
A DESCRIPTION OF THE EAST. LONDON: PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR BY W. BOWYER, AND SOLD BY J. AND P. KNAPTON, 1743-1745
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2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
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PROPERTY OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE SANDYS TRUST

Pococke, Richard
A DESCRIPTION OF THE EAST. LONDON: PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR BY W. BOWYER, AND SOLD BY J. AND P. KNAPTON, 1743-1745
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
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Pococke, Richard
A DESCRIPTION OF THE EAST. LONDON: PRINTED FOR THE AUTHOR BY W. BOWYER, AND SOLD BY J. AND P. KNAPTON, 1743-1745
FIRST EDITION, folio (413 x 247mm.), 3 parts in 2 volumes, engraved dedication in volume 2, 178 engraved plates (some folding), contemporary calf gilt, minor spotting, slight worming to end of volume 2, lightly rubbed with joints starting
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Literature

Atabey 965; Blackmer 1323

Catalogue Note

Pococke travelled in the eastern Mediterranean from 1737 to 1740. Volume 1 of this important and popular work is devoted to Egypt; volume 2 to Palestine, Syria, Mesopotamia, Cyprus, Crete, the Greek islands, Asia Minor, Thrace, Greece and other parts of Europe.

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