LOT 1267
SOLD €1100,00

[Niebuhr] reize naar Arabië (2 vols.)

en andere omliggende landen, Carsten Niebuhr, Amsterdam, S.J. Baalde, Utrecht, J. van Schoonhoven & Comp., 1776-1780.

4to., 2 vols., cardboard covered with blue paper, paper back, the 2 title pages with printer's vignette, VIII,(6),484,(2); (8),(4),455,(1) p., complete with 72 and 52 images and maps in copper engraving and in the back of vol. I. the overview map of Jemen by Th. Koning (1663). First vol.: front and back cover loose. The paper backs dam., the overview map sl. torn, a few pages sl. (water)stained, inside in good condition. The engravings, several of which folding, are the same as used earlier on the first German edition and depict views of cities, historical buildings and statues, nomads in traditional dress, hieroglyphs, Arabic script, musical instruments, a welcome by the Iman of Sanaa and next to the large overview map some thirty smaller maps. (total 2)

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