PROPERTY OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE SANDYS TRUST, LOTS 109-122
Travels in Turkey. London: W. Bowyer, 1747
FIRST EDITION, folio (348 x 220mm.), contemporary speckled calf, occasional spotting, joints starting, small loss to head of spine
Chishull was in Smyrna as chaplain to the Levant Company factory from 1698 to 1702 and this work is published posthumously from his diary. It contains accounts of journeys to Ionia, the Troad, Constantinople, Adrianople and Ephesus. His return to England was through Wallachia and Hungary.
Atabey 240; Blackmer 341; ESTC T150186
Lord Sandys, armorial bookplate (probably Samuel Sandys, 1st Baron Sandys, 1695-1770)
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
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