Voyageurs d’Orient. TWO VOLUMES.

Bordeaux, Henry.

Book ID: 27569


12mo. Volume I: Des Pelerins aux Meharistes de Palmyre: [4], ii, 294 pp., [1], / Volume II: Lamartine - Michaud - Barres: 258 pp., [1], half titles, biblio, half-calf with marbled boards, spine slightly faded, marbled endpapers, title gilt on raised spine, LIMITED to 223 copies, a presentation copy to Mr. Zayat signed by the author on half-title page, set clean and in very good condition, Librairie Plon, first edition, 1926.


Perfect condition. Henry Bordeaux made a long journey in 1922 to Egypt, Syria and Palestine. He published several works on this journey. In this work, Bordeaux discusses the works of several archaeologists and travellers and their attraction to Palmyra. Among writers and travellers Chateaubriand, Guillaume Rey, Ernest Renan, Pierre Loti and others.

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