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The Present State of Persia

Author: Sanson d'Abbeville, Nicolas
Price: $590.00
Publisher Location: London
Publisher: M. Gilliflower, J. Tonfon, and H. Bonwick
Year Published: 1695
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Binding: Full-Leather
Edition: First Edition
Minor scuffs to the full dark brown calf binding estimated to be early 20th Century. Raised bands and new title and author lables on the spine. Inside, some browning as is usual for this book. First edition in English, translated from the French by John Savage. The author was sent to work in a Catholic Mission in 1683 where he mastered Armenian, Turkish and Persian. Errata sheet at page 190, before the table of contents. SCARCE, only 4 copies auctioned in U.S. and U.K. since 1999.
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