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BINDING – THE NILE: Le Nil, son bassin et ses sources: explorations et récits extraits des voyageurs anciens et modernes [The Nile, its Basin and its Sources: explorations and Extracts od the Ancient and Modern Travellers]. Zoom



BINDING – THE NILE: Le Nil, son bassin et ses sources: explorations et récits extraits des voyageurs anciens et modernes [The Nile, its Basin and its Sources: explorations and Extracts od the Ancient and Modern Travellers].


Author: Ferdinand Tugnot de LANOYE (1810–1870).
Place and Year: Paris, Hachette 1872.
Technique:
Code: 66016

8°: [4], 312 pp. printed text with interleaved 32 xylographies, 2 folding maps, contemporary full calf binding with gilt embossed decoration on covers and spine, gilt embossed title on a black label, pasted on the spine, marbled end papers, marbled fore-edge (Very Good, light foxing, old dedication on first blank page, binding slightly worn on the edges and with a light scratch on the back).

 

A second edition of collected traveller’s reports by a French author Ferdinand Tugnot de Lanoye (1810–1870), with numerous black and white plates, was bound in a contemporary full calf binding with embossed gilt decoration. The interleaved illustrations include views of the Nile, costumes, ruins and portraits of explorers.

According to the hand-written dedication, the book was given as an award to a best pupil in a French class in 1884. 

Availability: In stock

€120.00