First inexpensive edition of great travel classic offers detailed, sharply observed portrait of 17th-century Persia. Vivid record of life at court of Shah: lavish banquets and entertainments, diplomatic negotiations, intrigues and cruelty, more. Also, soil and climate, flora and fauna, manners and customs, trade and manufacture, and many other aspects. 9 illustrations.
Reprint of Sir John Chardin's Travels in Persia, The Argonaut Press, London, 1927.
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|Author/Editor||Sir John Chardin|
|Dimensions||5 5/8 x 8 1/4|