1071. [Asia - Arabia]

DAPPER, Olfert

Naukeurige beschryving van Asie: behelsende de gewesten van Mesopotamie, Babylonie, Assyrie, Anatolie, of Klein Asie: beneffens eene volkome beschijving van gansch gelukkigh, woest, en petreesch of steenigh Arabie.

Amsterdam, J. van Meurs, 1680

2 parts in 1 vol., folio: [8]-357-[3], 324-[4] pp. (pl. Smirne def. and strengthened, title-page part 2 missing; occ. spotting and browning).

Contemp. calf, orn. spine with 6 raised bands. Good copy.

First edition of this detailed description of some Asian Islamic countries and Arabia (part 2) by O. Dapper (1639-1689), also translated in German. Engr. ill.: title, 3 double-page maps ("Delineatio regionis Bassora cum pagis", "Natolia quae olim Asia minor" (sm. tear in blank margin underlaid), "Nova totius Arabiae foelicis, Petraeae et desertae", 13 double-page views (some folding, 4 signed by Ch. Vasteau and one by K. Decker) showing Babel, the Tower, Bagdad, Ninive, Ephese, Smirne, Magnesia, etc. and 22 half-page ill. in-text. Title in red & black.
Ref. Tiele 300. - Haitsma Mulier/VdLem 141g. - STCN (i.a. BL ).
Prov. Ownership entry on last pp.

Hammer price: € 2.200

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