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van der Aa, P.
van der Aa, P.
van der Aa, P.
van der Aa, P.
van der Aa, P.

van der Aa, P.

Johan (Joao) de Castro

...Reys door Portugijzen na

Souez, Socotera..., de Roode Zee, 1540-41 AND

Rouwolf, Leendert,

...Reysen na...Syrien; Joodse land; Arabien;

Assierien en Armenien, 1573

Leyden, van der Aa, 1706

In folio, modern half black morocco and paper over boards

Title page with engraving; 44 columns on 22 pp and 5 plates in the text.

Title page with engraving 2 n lvs; 2 folding maps; 204 columns on 102 pp;

4 plates in the text; 4 nn lvs, index

Maps are:

Rouwolfs reystocht door de Levant...., 16x22,5cm, and

Rouwolfs landreyze van Aleppo naar Babylonyen, 16x22,5cm.

Rouwolf was a German physician, botanist and traveller from Augsburg.

The first is the voyage of Joao de Castro, explorer and geographer, from Goa, the capital of Portuguese Asia to the Red Sea to wipe out Turkish war ships. His description of Socotra and the west coast of the Red Sea remained the most accurate available till the XIX century.

The second is an extensive description of the Middel East and Persia with special emphasis on anthropology and natural history.

€ 420


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