Engraving from 'Voyages par la Moscovie, en Perse, et aux Indes Orientales'.
Amsterdam: Les Freres Wetstein, 1718. Beautiful engraved double page taken from the First edition (in French) of Le Bruyn's important illustrated account of his voyage to Russia, Persia, India and Java. <br />The book is arguably the best authority for costumes of the era in the countries visited. This double page shows the costumes typical of 'Homme Persan' and 'Dame Persanne'. <br />Scope of images: 355 x 290 mm (14 x 11½ inches). Actual item: 405 x 325mm (16 x 12¾ inches).
Condition: In a very good condition for its age. Some very small closed tears to edges. Blank on verso.