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68 2429 Asia  Thévenot  J de
68/2429 [Asia]. Thévenot, (J. de). Gedenkwaardige en zeer naauwkeurige Reizen Van den Heere de Thevenot. Dutch transl. G. van Broekhuizen. Amst., J. Bouman, 1681-1682, 1st ed., 2 parts in 1 vol., (8),486[=484],(4); (14),330,(10)p., 2 diff. engr. frontisp., 33 (of 34) (fold.) plates by J. LUYKEN (all signed in the plate), modern hleather w. purple mor. letterpiece.

- New endpapers; lacks 1 plate; frontisp. part 1 doubled and repaired w. tape on verso; dedic. and owner's entry on title-p. and verso frontisp.; 1 plate cut out and mounted on old paper; last 2 lvs. supplied in photocopy on old paper; occas. trifle. waterst. (first ±15 lvs. worse).

= Klaversma/ Hannema 1417 and 1420; Van Eeghen/ Van der Kellen no. 47, p.66; cf. Navari 1650: "(...) wichtige Reiseberichten entstanden, so vor allem diejenigen des Franzosen Jean de Thévenot (1664) (...)"; Navari 327; Gay 133 (other ed.); Hamilton 24: "Thévenot, who is said to have introduced coffee into France, endeavoured to provide information about the vegetation he encountered on his travels as well as about the antiquities he discovered and the peoples he met. He also discusses Islam and describes Mecca on the basis of an account given him by a Muslim"; Tobler p.106: "Eine Ausgabe in Paris 1664 ist nicht gehörig verbürgt"; Biographie nouvelle XIX, p.145; Arents 397 and Cox II, p. 214-215 (and p. 278) and National Maritime Museum, Voyages & Travel, 481 listing the English translation published in 1687.

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