Ogilby's Asia, the First Part.

Ogilby's Asia, the First Part.

Code: 10159

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Ogilby (John) Asia, the First Part. Being An Accurate Description of Persia, and the Several Provinces there- of. The Vast Empire of the Great Mogol, and other Parts of India: And their Several Kingdoms and Regions: with The Denominations and Descriptions of the Cities, Towns, and Places of Remark therein contain’d. The Various Customs, Habits, Religion, and Languages of the Inhabitants. Their Political Governments, and way of Commerce. Also The Plants and Animals peculiar to each Country. Collected and Translated from most Authentick Authors, and Augmented with later Observations; Illustrated with Notes, and Adorn’d with peculiar Maps and Proper Sculptures. FIRST EDITION, pp. [xii], 7, 7–8, 8–253, [1] bl., [18] table and directions to the binder. engraved frontispiece, title printed in red and black, folding double-page engraved map 'A New Map of Asia' By J. Lamb, 4 double page maps, 12 double- page engraved plates and 16 single-page engraved plates, numerous other engravings in the text, text in double columns, large folio, contemporary calf, rebacked, full gilt panelled spine with 6 compartments, red letter piece, new end-papers (some slight creasing) red deckled edges, printed by the Author at his House in White-Friers, London 1673

Wing. O 166, Wilson p.162.

Ogilby's magnificent description of Persia and India: splendid impressions of the plates with wide margins.

This copy contains the 'New Map of Asia' by J. Lamb, which is often missing, also has the following double page illustrations relating to Persia.Schamachie, Derbendt, Ispahan,Kom, Sada, Cachan, Soltaine and Ardebeile