Sir Thomas Herbert. A Relation Of Some Yeares Travaile Begunne Anon 1626

Sir Thomas Herbert. A Relation Of Some Yeares Travaile Begunne Anon 1626. Into Afrique and the greater Asia, especially the Territories of the Persian Monarchie: and some parts of the Orientall Indies, and Iles adiacent. Of their Religion, Language, Habit, Discent, Ceremonies, and other matters concerning them... London: Will[iam] Stansby & Jacob Bloome, 1634. First edition. Folio. Approximately 10.25 x 7 inches. [A]6, B-2H4. [10], 225, [15] pages. Extra-engraved title-page by William Marshall. With thirty-six engraved illustrations and maps in text, printer's devices, head-pieces, decorated initials. Contemporary full sheep, boards and spine triple-ruled in blind, marbled endleaves. Front board loose, top of spine lost, some rubbing and wear to binding, inner hinges strengthened. Some soiling and stains to text, some marginal worming (no text affected), C1 cut into at bottom (some text touched), a few edge tears, 2C2-3 shorter at bottom. A good copy.
STC 13190. ESTC s119687. Alden 634/68. Cox I, 248. Ghani 176 ("One of the best early Western books on Persia.") Sabin 31471. Wilson 94. Taylor 1552. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.
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