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Tegenwoordige staat van de koninkryken Pegu, Ava, Arrakan, Acham. Als mede van het eigentlyke India, of het ryk van den Groten Mogol, en van Malabar, Kormandel, en het eiland Ceilon.

Author: SALMON, Thomas
Year: 1731
Edition: First edition
Publisher: Amsterdam. Isaak Tirion
Category: Asia West & South
Price: € 400.-

 
 
Amst., I. Tirion, 1731.Contemporary half roan, worn with marbled boards, uncut. Small tear (3cm) on a fold of the India map. 1 Plate loose, but in perfect condition.

With engraved title, 2 folding maps (respectively India, Sri Lanka, Tibet, etc. and Sri Lanka in detail), and 10 engraved plates (7 folding).
(8),680,(8) pp.*Hedendaagsche historie, of tegenwoordige staat van alle volkeren, dl. III. - Ample description of the Indian subcontinent.

This is a copy of the first Dutch edition, published by Tirion, and the first edition ever with the maps, which were used also in later European editions, like the 1st Italian edition of 1738.
Cordier Indosinica 731.


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