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Levant.- Hasselquist (Frederik) Voyages and Travels in the Levant...containing Observations in Natural History, Physick, Agriculture, and Commerce, first English edition, half-title, double-page engraved map, some foxing and browning, bookplate of John Wightwick, contemporary calf, gilt, rubbed, upper cover almost detached, [Atabey 564], Printed for L. Davis and C. Reymers, 1766.

⁂ "The first edition was published in Swedish as Iter Palaestinum, 1757. Hasselquist, a student of Linnaeus, was the first to undertake a systematic study of the natural history of the Holy Land. An important work." (Atabey).

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Levant.- Hasselquist (Frederik) Voyages and Travels in

Wed, Jul 11, 2018 9:30 AM UTC
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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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