Voyage Dans L’Hindoustan, A Ceylan, Sur Les Deux Cotes de La Mer-Rouge, en Abyssinie et en Egypte, Pendant Les Années 1802,1803,1804, 1805 et 1806 Voyage. [ATLAS ONLY].

Valentia, George Annesley Viscount.

Book ID: 18760

£300.00

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Oblong 4to. title, list of plates, 26 steel engraved plates with captions, 2 folding maps of the Red Sea, translated from English by P. F. Henry, contemporary hard boards, repaired with new spine & end paper, spotting & foxing throughout, Chez Veuve Lepetit, Libraire, Paris, first French edition, 1813.

Synopsis

The plates depict landscape views taken during the journey. Three plates relate to Arabia:
1- Tombeau d’un Chaik en Arabie.
II- Factorerie Anglaise a Mocha (Yemen)
III- One folding plate depicting Kufic calligraphy found at Dhalac.
Bibliographic references: Gay 138; Fumagalli 132; Mendelssohn 1, 73; Hage Chahine, 4911

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