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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber V74698

Author Dumay, Louis (and other authors)
Title RECUEIL HISTORIQUE Contenant Diverses Pieces Curieuses de ce Temps.
PlacePub Cologne
Publisher Christopher Van Dyck (actually Brussels Foppens)
Date 1666
Illustrations Woodcut printer's mark (celestial sphere) + headpieces tailpieces and foliated initial capitals.
Description 128x68mm half gilt leather on 3 raised bands compartments gilt tan spine title-label sides of "tortoise shell" paper covered boards (tips bit worn but pretty binding). Title +[2]pp Contents +350pp. One marginal tear of 1 inch with no loss, towards the end some pages with pale clear tidemark not affecting legibility, all pages crisp and flexible. *Includes several mid 17th century voyages (Gigery, Le duc de Guise, Sieur de Bricard), wars in Hungary (by Louis Dumay), wars with the Turks, peace treaty between Mahomet & Leopold I etc. All current events from first-hand knowledgeable writers.
Booknumber V74698
Price Price: GBP 180.00 or USD 227.00
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