Paris: Firmin Didot, 1837. Early edition. Hardcover. Fair.
1837, early and possible first edition of the collected works of Volney, who died in 1820. French text. Hardcover, large 8vo., leather-backed boards. 778 pp. Text in double columns. Complete with 11 engraved plates at rear (maps, charts, views) including one fold-out, plus frontis. Half-title also present, but torn. A Fair, worn copy in need of rebinding. Both boards present, but detached; complete lacks spine leather, although all pages except for the half-title, title and frontis are still securely bound. Bright, clean text, with paper showing only the earliest signs of age.
Publisher: Firmin Didot
Edition: Early edition
Book Condition: Fair
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