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Michael Robinson  •  Link

SORBIÈRE, Samuel de.
Relation d'un voyage en Angleterre, où sont touchées plusieurs choses, qui regardent l'estat des sciences, et de la religion.
L. Billaine: Paris, 1664.
8, 232 p.; 8º.

Other editions: Cologne 1666, 1667 12mo.; translations, Italian 1670; English 1709. No copy of any in the Pepysian Library.

The work had some significant circulation in England. see:-
Sprat, Thomas, 1635-1713. (Bishop of Rochester)
Observations on Monsieur de Sorbier's Voyage into England. Written to Dr. Wren, Professor of Astronomy in Oxford. By Thomas Sprat, Fellow of the Royal Society.
London : printed for John Martyn, and James Allestry, printers to the Royal Society, 1665.
[2], 298, [2] p. ; 8⁰.
further editions in 1668 and 1677.

Terry Foreman  •  Link

A voyage to England
by: Mons. Sorbière [Samuel Joseph]
AS ALSO Observations on the same Voyage, by Dr. Thomas Sprat, Fellow of the Royal Society, and now
Lord Bishop of Rochester WITH
A Letter of Monsieur Sorbiere's, concerning the War
between England and Holland in 1652 : To all which
is prefix'd his Life, Writ by Mr. Graverol.
Done into English from the French Original.
LONDON. Printed, and Sold by J. Woodward, in St. Christopher's-Alley in Threadneedle-Street. 1709.


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