638. [Turkey]

SALMON, Thomas

Hedendaagsche historie, of Tegenwoordige staat van alle volkeren [...]. Nu vertaald en merkelyk vermeerderd door M. Van Goch. V. Deel. Behelzende den Tegenwoordigen staat van het Turksche Ryk in Asia en Afrika.

Amsterdam, I. Tirion, 1733

8vo: [engr. title-10]-622-[14] pp. (spotting, browned, text lvs A1, H1, O1, 2D7-2E1 lacking).

Contemp. vellum (soiled spine, joint split).

Independent part of the Dutch translation by Matthias Van Goch of Thomas Salmon's (1679-1767) "Modern History", a monumental collection amounting to 43 vol. (1729-1803). Although some text lvs are missing, all illustrations are present. Engr. ill.: frontisp. by J.C. Philips, 3 maps titled "Nieuwe kaart van het Turksche ryk gelegen in Europa, Asia en Africa", "Nieuwe kaart van Irak, Arabi, Kurdistan, Diarbek, Turkomannia, Syrie en het Heilige Land" and a "Nieuwe kaart van Asia" by Jacob Keyser, 1 full-page plate and 9 double-page or folding views of Jerusalem, Smyrna and of other topographical and ethnographical features.
Ref. Tiele 1033. - STCN (i.a. BL).

€ 200 / 300

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