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Les Deux Oceans. Histoire de ma Jeunesse. Suite de la vie de Francois Arago. Four volume set. by  Alex  Francois; Humboldt - Hardcover - 1854 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: biblio223)

Les Deux Oceans. Histoire de ma Jeunesse. Suite de la vie de Francois Arago. Four volume set.

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Les Deux Oceans. Histoire de ma Jeunesse. Suite de la vie de Francois Arago. Four volume set.

by Arago, Jacques; Arago, Francois; Humboldt, Alex

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Les Deux Oceans. Collection Hetzel. Imprimerie de A. Labroue. Bruxelles. 1854. 3 volumes. 12mo. 224pp; 210pp (2) adverts; 227pp. Contemporary quarter calf, gilt. Diamond embossed patterned boards slightly sunned/darkened.

Jacques Arago (1790-1855) French writer, artist and explorer joined Louis de Freycinet on his 1817-20 voyages around the world aboard the ships Uranie and Physicienne. Arago died in Rio de Janeiro: he dedicates this to Dom Pedro III, Emperor of Brazil. [Patagonia, Chile, Hawaii, Brazil etc]

Histoire de ma Jeunesse. Suite de la vie de Francois Arago. Imprimerie de A. Labroue. Bruxelles. 1854. 12mo. xxxiv, 218pp. Contemporary quarter calf, gilt. Floral embossed patterned boards slightly sunned.

Francois Arago (1786-1853) French politician, polymath.

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Bookseller
Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
biblio223
Title
Les Deux Oceans. Histoire de ma Jeunesse. Suite de la vie de Francois Arago. Four volume set.
Author
Arago, Jacques; Arago, Francois; Humboldt, Alex
Book condition
Used - See item description and photos
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Imprimerie de A. Labroue
Place of Publication
Bruxelles
Date published
1854
Keywords
Bindings, Miniature books, Belgique, France
Bookseller catalogs
Travel and Exploration; Europe; Tiny Treasures; Christmas gift ideas; Fine Bindings;
Size
12mo
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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

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calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]
sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight.  Very strong fluorescent light can cause...[more]

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