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Author Bruyn, Cornelis de, 1652-1727.
Title Travels into Muscovy, Persia, and part of the East-Indies : containing, an accurate description of whatever is most remarkable in those countries : and embellished with above 320 copper plates, representing the finest prospects : the different habits of the people : the singular and extraordinary birds, fishes, and plants which are there to be found : as likewise the antiquities of those countries, and particularly the noble ruins of the famous palace of Persepolis, called the Chelminar by the Persians : the whole being delineated on the spot, the respective objects : to which is added an account of the journey of Mr. Isbrants, ambassador from Muscovy, through Russia and Tartary, to China : together with remarks on the travels of Sir John Chardin, and Mr. Kempfer, and a letter written to the author on that subject ... / by Cornelius Le Bruyn ; translated from the original French.
Publication Info. London : Printed for A. Bettesworth : C. Hitch : S. Birt : C. Davis : J. Clarke : S. Harding : D. Browne : A. Millar : J. Shuckburgh : T. Osborne, M DCCXXXVII. [1737]
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Large  Z-L B914 T7798  v. 1    IN LIBRARY
 Rare Books Large  Z-L B914 T7798  v. 2    IN LIBRARY
Description 2 v. : ill., maps. (some folded), ports. (some folded) ; 36 cm. (Fo)
Note "In two volumes" precedes the statement of responsibility.
NYSL copy pagination, v. 1: [6], 244 p.; v. 2: [2], 223, [13] ([224] and last p. are blank).
Pagination errors: v. 1, p. 225-228 repeated; p. 236-240 misnumbered as 362, 263-266, respectively.
Frontispiece portrait of the author engraved by G. Valck from a painting by Godfr. Kneller. Some maps signed: Keyser fec.
Head- and tail-pieces; initials.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Also published in Dutch in 1711 under title: Reizen over Moskovie, door Persie en Indie.
Indexed In: ESTC T110676
Local Note NYSL set: Autograph in black ink at head of title, v. 1: Samuel Judah No. 3; in v. 2: Samuel Judah No. 4. On front paste-down, v. 1: Jeny, [January?] 14-26, 1740. Possibly, Samuel Judah. b. 1728. Benjamin Judah was a member of the library, Cf. the First ledger. On front free end-paper recto, v. 2. in MS, pencil: A very entertaining book ... etc. Some plates numbered in ink in ms. on verso. Binding: full calf; raised bands; paper label. Library's 1789 bookplate on front pastedown, with Trustees' Notice pasted above.
Subject Bruyn, Cornelis de, 1652-1727 -- Travel.
Chardin, John, Sir, 1643-1713 -- Travel.
Ides, Evert Ysbrandszoon.
Kaempfer, Engelbert, 1651-1716 -- Travel.
Voyages and travels -- Early works to 1800.
Russia -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Iran -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
East Indies -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Iran -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Indian Ocean -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Russia -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Europe -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Asia, Central -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Genre or Form Maps -- England -- 18th century.
Engravings -- England -- 18th century.
Tail-pieces (Type evidence) -- England -- 18th century.
Type ornaments (Type evidence) -- England -- 18th century.
Pagination errors (Printing) -- England -- 18th century.
Autographs (Provenance) -- 18th century.
Added Author Annotations (Provenance) 18th century. rbprov
Keizer, Jacob, fl. 1706-1750, engraver.
Valck, G. (Gerard), 1651 or 2-1726.
Kneller, Godfrey, Sir, 1646-1723.
Picart, Bernard, 1673-1733.
Bettesworth, Arthur, d. 1739, bookseller.
Hitch, Charles, d. 1764, bookseller.
Birt, Samuel, d. 1755, bookseller.
Davis, Charles, d. 1755, bookseller.
Clarke, J., bookseller.
Harding, Samuel, d. 1755, bookseller.
Browne, Daniel, d. 1762, bookseller.
Millar, Andrew, 1707-1768, bookseller.
Shuckburgh, John, d. 1761, bookseller.
Osborne, Thomas, d. 1767, bookseller.
Judah, Samuel, b. 1728, signer, former owner. ZNS
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1789. ZNS
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1793. ZNS
New York Society Library. Trustees. Notice. ZNS
New York Society Library. Charging ledger. 1789-1792. ZNS
City Readers: Digital Historic Collections (New York Society Library)
Added Title Voyages de Corneille Le Brun par la Moscovie, en Perse, et aux Indes Orientales. English