Travels through Denmark and some parts of Germany: By way of Journal in the Retinue of the English Envoy, in 1702.

  • [La Combe de Urigny, [--] de]
  • London: Printed for J. Taylor 1707
  • ESTC T116589.

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Description

FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 8vo, pp. [viii], 240, (241)-(280), 241-431, [1] + folding map. Contemporary Cambridge-style panelled calf, red morocco label. A few spots and stains, otherwise exceptionally bright and clean, apart from the folding map (rather browned). Rebacked preserving original label, new spine gilt in compartments, boards resprinkled, corners a bit worn, front flyleaf sometime reinforced. Ownership inscription of Ever:d Buckworth to title-page and first page of text, a few early marginal notes and one to flyleaf.

Notes

The map is of the Swedish island of Ven, historically under Danish rule as Hven; it was the site of two observatories built by Tycho Brahe, and this map describes itself as reproducing the work of William Blaeu when he was studying there under Brahe.

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