Auction 408 / Lot n° 2499

VOLNEY, Constantin Francois (1757-1820) - Voyage en Syrie et en Egypte. Paris: Volland e Desenne, 1787. First edition of “one of the most exact and valuable works of the kind ever published' (Cox). 2 volumes, 8vo (195 x 124mm). Plan of the temple of Balbek, two views, the first of Balbek and the second of Palmira, two maps, all engraved and folding (without half-title in vol. I and final blanks, vol. II starting with p1-p2 and not with p1-p4 as described in SBN). Contemporary speckled calf, title label on spine. (2)

Auction: 21 November 2017 at 15:00

Estimate € 300 - 500

Sold € 240