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Edouard BROWN Relation de plusieurs voyages faits en Hongrie. Servie. Bulgarie. Macédoine. Thesalie. Austriche. Styrie. Carinthie. Carniole. & Friuli. Enrichie de plusieurs observations tant sur les mines d'or, d'argent, de cuivre, & de vif argent, que des bains & eaux mineralles... Traduit de l'anglois du sieur Edouard Brown

Edouard BROWN

Relation de plusieurs voyages faits en Hongrie. Servie. Bulgarie. Macédoine. Thesalie. Austriche. Styrie. Carinthie. Carniole. & Friuli. Enrichie de plusieurs observations tant sur les mines d'or, d'argent, de cuivre, & de vif argent, que des bains & eaux mineralles... Traduit de l'anglois du sieur Edouard Brown

ChezGervais Clousier, à Paris 1674, in-4 (16x22cm), (8) 208pp., relié.


First Edition. Rare. A title-frontispiece. The eight plates are absent. The original English édittion date of the previous year, 1673 The first French edition was increased by a few chapters by the author. Sheepskin half early nineteenth. spine Jansenist epidermis. Scuff on the part of title that makes it unreadable. Cap trimmed. Dr. Brown (1644-1708) effected this trip to Western Europe, Germany and the Balkans in 1668, and published his relationship with his return to England. This route will become a century later the travel excellence that English will. The regions described Brown were still little known in England, such as Thessaly, Bulgaria, Dalmatia ... As one of the first English travelers in these countries, including Greece, Brown could not s' help gather impressions on Antiques and mythology, but its mainly about key mining and water, geology and extraction of minerals, many observations can be found on the culture, customs, culture and tobacco in Greece its use by the Turks, Christians living in cave ... All things that struck the mind of the young traveler. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

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