A Brief Account of some Travels in divers Parts of Europe, Viz. Hungaria, Servia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Thessaly, Austria, Styria, Carinthia, Camiola, and Friuli. Through a great part of Germany, and The Low-Countries. Through Marca Trevisana, and Lombardy on both sides the Po. With some Observations on the Gold, Silver, Copper, Quick-silver Mines, and the Baths and Mineral Waters in those Parts. As also, The Description of many Antiquities, Habits, Forti?cations and Remarkable Places. Second Edition, "with many Additions".

London, Printed for Benj. Tooke, at the Sign of the Ship in St. Paul's Church-yard, MDCLXXXV. [1685]. .folio, 31cm, [4],222,[4],(Index), [2]p., (publisher's ads.), title within double-ruled border, with 16 engraved plates, several of which are folding, numerous engravings in the text, decorated initials, in recent half speckled calf, gilt ruled raised bands, dark crimson morocco label, marbled boards, one plate slightly cropped, some internal slight staining mainly in the margins, expert restoration to bottom corners of first few leaves, crude repair to one leaf (no loss) and residue from wax (?), tear at fold of one plate, p. 219 erroneously numbered 191. Item #40727

Wing B5111. Goldsmiths' 25 75. Osler 4410. Cox I, p88. Hoover Catalogue 173. Edward Browne was born in Norwich, the son of physician and bibliophile Sir Thomas Browne. He was educated at Cambridge and followed his father's profession, becoming physician to Charles II. Between his studies he travelled with several friends to the continent and reported on European life, geography and culture. "A Brief Account" was first published in 1673 and contained only his earliest travels; this 1685 edition includes all of his travels, hence the comment "with many additions" on the title-page.

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