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VOLNEY, Constantin François Chasseboeuf de, comte (1757--1820)
[Voyage en Syrie et en Egypte. English. 1787]
Travels through Syria and Egypt, in the years 1783, 1784, and 1785; ... illustrated with copper plates. By M. C—F. Volney. Translated from the French. In two volumes. ...
London: printed for G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1787.
2 vols ; 20.8 cm. (8º)
I: [4], xii, 418, [2] p., [2] fold. engr. maps.
II: [2], iv, 500, [16] p., [3] fold. pl.

First edition in French published in 1787. ESTC t12217.

Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone for 14s. on 4 March 1807. (Spiers Box). Both volumes inscribed in ink on second front free-endpapers Charlotte Martin 1788. Final leaf of vol. I is a blank.

Binding C18th tree calf, gilt-tooled spines with serpent and anchor motifs, red and blue morocco spine-labels.

Reference Number 3540


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