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Early European Books traces the history of printing in Europe from its origins through to the close of the seventeenth century, offering full-colour, high-resolution facsimile images of rare and hard-to-access printed sources.

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Full-page illustration of an Indian fakir, taken from an original Paris, 1676 edition of Les six voyages de Jean Baptiste Tavernier by the eponymous French merchant and traveler (1605-1684).