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THEVENOT, Melchisédech

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Malechisedech Thevenot was a 17th-century French historian, known for an extensive list of scholarship. One of his best works was ‘Relations de Divers Voyages Curieux’ – a collection of descriptions of various world discoveries. This book contains physical descriptions of Southern Iraq and Persia, and is one of the first books to include a modern translation of Cosmas the Monk, as well as portions of the Mandaean holy books.

 

Other notable contents found in this work include:

  • History of Egypt
    • Pyramids and sarcophagi
  • Memoirs of Thomas Rhoe to Mongolia
  • Kings and kingdoms of: Golconda, Tannassery, Pegu, Arenan
  • Dutch Voyages in Beijing
  • Chinese Empires: Xanxi, Xangtung, Honan, Sushuen, Kiangsi, Kinagnan, Quangtung,
  • Japanese Empires
  • Ethiopian history, lower and upper Ethiopia
  • Giovanni Grueber in China

 

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1672 Thevenot Voyages Curious CHINA Persia IRAQ Ethiopia Egypt Pyramids MAPS

 

Malechisedech Thevenot was a 17th-century French historian, known for an extensive list of scholarship. One of his best works was ‘Relations de Divers Voyages Curieux’ – a collection of descriptions of various world discoveries. This book contains physical descriptions of Southern Iraq and Persia, and is one of the first books to include a modern translation of Cosmas the Monk, as well as portions of the Mandaean holy books.

 

Other notable contents found in this work include:

  • History of Egypt
    • Pyramids and sarcophagi
  • Memoirs of Thomas Rhoe to Mongolia
  • Kings and kingdoms of: Golconda, Tannassery, Pegu, Arenan
  • Dutch Voyages in Beijing
  • Chinese Empires: Xanxi, Xangtung, Honan, Sushuen, Kiangsi, Kinagnan, Quangtung,
  • Japanese Empires
  • Ethiopian history, lower and upper Ethiopia
  • Giovanni Grueber in China

 

Item number: #19090

Price: $3950

 

THEVENOT, Melchisédech

 

Relations de divers voyages curieux, qui n’ont point esté publiées…

 

Paris : Chez Andre’ Cramoisy, 1672.

 

Details:

  • Collation:
    • Appears textually complete with various pagings throughout – each section with separate pagination
    • 21 engravings and maps
  • Language: French
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~13.5in X 9.5in (34cm x 24cm)
  • Exceedingly rare and desirable

 

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19090

Categories

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

THEVENOT, Melchisédech

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent