Book Description

FOUR VOLUMES BOUND IN TWO. 4.5 x 6.25 inches. Tome Premier, 501 pp.; Tome Second, 366 pp.; Tome Troisième, 41 pp.; Tome Quatrième, 303 pp. Illustrated by 2 engraved folding map and by folding table at end of Tome 4. Bound in original diced brown morocco with decorative borders enclosing roundels on boards; spine in compartments with raised bands, blind stamped rules and gilt titles. Marbled endpapers and all edges marbled. 1876 signature on second free endpapers.
Dealer Notes
Belgian edition of an account of travels in Lebanon, Syria and Palestine by Alphonse de Lamartine (1790-1869), French writer, poet and politician, who was instrumental in the founding of the Second Republic in 1848. This popular title was first. published in Paris and London in 1835 and subsequently appeared in many later editions. Following the map are names, in Arabic and French and statistics of the tribes and their leaders.
Date 1838
Publisher Société Belge de Librairie, Etc. Hauman et Compie.
Condition Light wear to extremities but otherwise a very good set.

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