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BROWN, Edward (1644--1708)
An account of several travels through a great part of Germany: in four journeys I. From Norwich to Colen. II. From Colen to Vienna, with a particular description of that imperial city. III. From Vienna to Hamburg. IV. From Colen to London. Wherein the mines, baths, and other curiosities of those parts are treated of. Illustrated with sculptures. By Edward Brown M.D. Fellow of the College of Physicians of London, and of the Royal Society.
London: printed for Benj. Tooke, and are to be sold at the sign of the Ship in St. Pauls Church-yard, 1677.
[4], 179, [3] p., [6] pl. (3 fold.) ; 20.2 cm. (4°)

Edward Brown (or Browne), physician and traveller, travelled in the Low Countries, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Serbia, Bulgaria, and northern Greece between August 1668 and December 1669. All but one plate are signed by John Oliver. With publisher's advertisements on the last page of letterpress and final blank leaf. Wing B5109; ESTC r19778.

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting one of the six plates recorded in ESTC. Bound after the copy of Brown's earlier travel book, A brief account of some travels in Hungaria, Servia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Thessaly, Austria, Styria, Carinthia, Carniola, and Friuli, 1673 (q.v.).The title-page is annotated in ink with the page references for the four sections.

Binding C17th calf, blind double-ruled covers and spine, red spine-label, white-lettered 'Dr / Browns / Travels'.

Reference Number 5638


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