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Auction: Auction 20.04.1999
was auctioned on: 20 April 1999
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CHARDIN, Sir John (1643-1713). Travels in Persia . London: The Argonaut Press, 1927. 4 (257 x 190mm). Title in blue and black. Plates, one folding. Original vellum-backed cloth gilt. Limited edition of 975 copies, this number 28.

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Estimate: £400 - £600
ca. US$643 - US$965
Price realised:  £1,265
ca. US$2,036
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CHARDIN, Sir John (1643-1713). Travels in Persia . London: The Argonaut Press, 1927. 4 (257 x 190mm). Title in blue and black. Plates, one folding. Original vellum-backed cloth gilt. Limited edition of 975 copies, this number 28. [ With :] Rev Justin PERKINS. A Residence of Eight Years in Persia. Andover, Mass., New York, [etc.]: 1843. 8 (216 x 120mm). Folding lithographed map, 26 lithographed plates only (of 27), 22 hand-coloured. (Lacking plate to face p.471, most other plates shaved or with old stamps, map torn in half.) Modern cloth. Provenance : Mercantile Library, Philadalphia (stamps). [ And :] 22 others in 26 volumes (La Socit de Gographie [publishers]. Receuil de Voyages et de Mmoires , Paris, [n.d.], vol. II pt. II only, 4; J. T. REINAUD (translator & editor). Relation des voyages, Paris, 1845, 2 vols. in one, 12; John FRYER. A New Account of East India and Persia, London, Hakluyt Society, 1909, 3 vols; Charles MASSON. Narrative of various journeys , Graz, 1975, 3 vols; Sir A. SHERLEY. Sir Anthony Sherley and his Persian adventure, London, 1933; Sir A. SHERLEY. His relation of his travels, Farnborough, Hants., 1972; Thomas HERBERT. Travels in Persia, New York, 1929; G. LE STRANGE. Don Juan of Persia , New York & London, 1926; G. LE STRANGE. Don Juan of Persia , New York, 1973; P. MACRORY, Military Memoirs Lady Sale The First Afghan War, Hamden, Ct., 1969; J.P. FERRIER. Caravan journeys and wanderings , Karachi, 1976; Joseph WOLFF. A Mission to Bokhara , London, 1969; Adam OLEARIUS. Die erste deutsche Expedition nach Persien, Leipzig, 1927; Captain John WOOD. A journey to the source of the river Oxus , Karachi, 1976; Caspard DROUVILLE. Voyage en Perse Atlas, Tehran, 1976, 2; J.-B.TAVERNIER. Voyages en Perse, Paris, 1930, 4; Mirza Abul HASSAN KHAN. A Persian at the court of King George 1809-10, London, 1988; C. J. RICH. Narrative of a residence in Koordistan , Farnborough, Hants., 1972; M. MEMBR. Mission to the Lord Sophy of Persia, London, 1993; Alfons GABRIEL. Marco Polo in Persien , Vienna, 1963; Roberto GULBENKIAN. L'Ambassade en Perse de Luis Pereira de Lacerda , Lisbon, 1972; J.V. SERRAO. Un Voyageur Portugais en Perse, Lisbon, 1972, 4). (28)

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Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 20.04.1999
Date of the auction: 20 Apr 1999
Address: Christie's
London, King Street