Travels in Persia, 1673-1677 (Paperback)

By John Chardin, Chardin, John Chardin

Dover Publications, 9780486256368, 336pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 1988

List Price: 14.95*
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Description

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.