Herbert | A relation of some yeares travaile, 1634
Herbert | A relation of some yeares travaile, 1634
Herbert | A relation of some yeares travaile, 1634
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BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108

Herbert | A relation of some yeares travaile, 1634

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108

Herbert | A relation of some yeares travaile, 1634

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot Sold:2,750GBP

Lot Details

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BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108


HERBERT, THOMAS

A relation of some yeares travaile… into Afrique and the greater Asia, especially the territories of the Persian monarchie. London: William Stansby and Jacob Bloome, 1634


FIRST EDITION, small folio (280 x 180mm.), engraved additional title, engraved illustrations in the text, nineteenth-century calf, slight dampstaining at foot, spine worn


Includes descriptions of the manners, habits, religion, language and traditions of these peoples, as well as early descriptions of the flora and fauna of Asia. There is also a chapter entitled "A Discourse and proofe that Madoc ap Owen Gwynedd first found out that Continent now call'd America".


LITERATURE:

Sabin 31471; STC 13190; Wood, p.384;


PROVENANCE:

Thomas Hamilton (1721–1794), 7th Earl of Haddington, engraved armorial bookplate

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