Herbert, S. Thomas
Some Years Travels into Divers Parts of Africa and Asia the Great. Describing More particularly the Empires of Persia and Industan: Interwoven with such remarkable Occurrences as happened in those parts during the later Times. And also, many other rich a
Seller ID: 2587S
London: Printed by R. Everingham, for R. Scot, T. Basset, F. Wright, and R. Chiswell, 1677. Fourth edition— “In this Fourth Impression are added (by the Author now living) as well as many Additions throughout the whole Work, as also several Sculptures, never before Printed”, Index (pp. 399). Folio (30 cm) in full polished calf, gilt title in compartment on spine; engraved title page, extra title page; many engraved illustrations in text (e.g., A Sharke fish, An Inhabitant of Angola, A Man and Woman of Industant, a Man and a Woman at the Cape of Good Hope) and several plates (Temple of Belus, Babylon), maps of India, Persia and Southeast Asia. With the plate and signature of John N. Wheler— quite possibly the son (among many) of the travel writer George Wheler. Neatly replaced spine, tips a bit worn, one illustration repaired. Text and illustrations clean and bright; fine tight binding.
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