HERBERT, Sir Thomas.. Some years travels into divers parts of Africa, and Asia the Great. Describing more particularly the Empires of Persia and Industan. (FOURTH AND BEST EDITION - 1677)
AUTHOR: HERBERT, Sir Thomas
TITLE: Some years travels into divers parts of Africa, and Asia the Great. Describing more particularly the Empires of Persia and Industan. In this fourth impression are added (by the author now living) as well many additions.
PUBLISHER: London: by R. Everingham for R. Scott, 1677.
DESCRIPTION: FOURTH AND BEST EDITION. 1 vol., folio, 12-3/4" x 8", numerous illustrations in text, double-page engraving of Persepolis by Wenceslas Hollar (early repair along fold), two full page plates of Babylon and Temple of Belus, with the scarce vertical half-title bound in the rear, lacking the additional engraved title page, otherwise complete. Bound in contemporary full brown calf over cords.
CONDITION: Head and foot of spine rubbed with loss, upper and lower hinges starting but covers firmly attached, back corners rubbed with loss to two corners, internally clean and bright, still a GOOD+ copy in an unrestored contemporary binding.