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1713 Voyages of Tavernier Persia Iran India MAP Illustrated Maldives

Jean-Baptiste Tavernier was an important 17th-century voyager known for his six voyages to Persia and India in which he bought, sold, and traded rare gems and precious metals. The events of these journeys were recorded in his “Les Six Voyages”. This highly desirable book has become one of the most important references for gemologists and gem historians. Tavernier introduces his findings and arrivals at Caucasus, Armenia, Constantinople, Baghdad, Ispahan, Aleppo, Agra, Goa, Surat, Bhutan, Ceylon, Batavia, and other South East Asian countries.

This rare volume, illustrated with 4 engravings, covers Tavernier’s finding and discoveries in Persia, the Maldives, and India. It offers folding maps of India, language charts, and illustrations of jewelry.

Item number: #2543

Price: $399

TAVERNIER, Jean-Baptiste

Suite des voyages de Monsieur Jean-Baptiste Tavernier : ecuyer baron d'Aubonne, en Turquie, en Perse, et aux Indes…nouvelle edition, tome III.

A Rouen : Chez Jean-Baptiste Machuel, 1713.


•Collation: Complete with all pages; volume 3

o[2], 402, [6]

o4 folding plates

•Language: French

•Binding: Leather; tight & secure

•Size: ~6.5in X 4in (16.5cm x 10cm)

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1713 Voyages of Tavernier Persia Iran India MAP

Estimate $399 - $800Apr 29, 2018
Starting Price $1
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Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

Columbia, MO, USA
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