1692 Tavernier VOYAGES Persia Iran India Japan Vietnam Turkey Vietnam Maps Gems

TAVERNIER, Jean-Baptiste

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Jean-Baptiste Tavernier was an important 17th-century voyager known for his six voyages to Persia and India in which he bought, sold, and traded rare gems and precious metals. The events of these journeys were recorded in his “Les Six Voyages”. This highly desirable book has become one of the most important references for gemologists and gem historians. Tavernier introduces his findings and arrivals at Japan, Persia, India, East Indies, Tonkin Kingdom (Vietnam), and reports on the Dutch excursions in Asia.

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1692 Tavernier VOYAGES Persia Iran India Japan Vietnam Turkey Vietnam Maps Gems

 

Jean-Baptiste Tavernier was an important 17th-century voyager known for his six voyages to Persia and India in which he bought, sold, and traded rare gems and precious metals. The events of these journeys were recorded in his “Les Six Voyages”. This highly desirable book has become one of the most important references for gemologists and gem historians. Tavernier introduces his findings and arrivals at Japan, Persia, India, East Indies, Tonkin Kingdom (Vietnam), and reports on the Dutch excursions in Asia.

 

Item number: #20545

Price: $1500

 

TAVERNIER, Jean-Baptiste

 

Les six voyages de Jean Baptiste Tavernier, ecuyer baron d’Aubonne, en Turquie, en Perse et aux Indes

 

A Paris : 1692.

 

Details:

  • Collation: 2 volumes
    • 1 – [34], 782, [10]
    • 2 – [12], 616
    • 35 full-page and folding engravings
  • Language: French
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~6.25in X 4in (15.5cm x 10cm)
  • Rare and desirable

 

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20545

Category

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

TAVERNIER, Jean-Baptiste

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete