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Reisen In Nubien, Kordofan Und Dem Petraischen Arabien
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Reisen In Nubien, Kordofan Und Dem Petraischen Arabien

by Ruppell, Eduard

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Frankfurt & Main: Friedrich Wilmans, 1829. Book. VG. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo. xxvi, 388pp, 8 folding engravings of archaeological interest, plus 4 engraved folding maps, one of which has been silked on verso at a single fold, volume rebound in modern three-quarter black leather and original faux tree-calf paper-over-boards, red label at spine with gilt lettering, rear board was bowed, and was pressed flat by binder, leaving a 3-inch crooked line, extremities a little rough to the touch, leather at spine head and tops of boards sunned a bit, title-page foxed, scattered foxing at text, previous owner's name stamped at title-page. Ruppell (1794 - 1884), who was among the very first Europeans to explore the region, presents his factual, scientific account of Egypt, Sudan, the desert in Jordan, Hijaz, Yemen, and Muscat, with additional notice of his survey of the Arabian coast. This volume includes all 8 of the folding plates and all 4 of the maps..
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Description Historique Et Topographique De Moskow Ou Details Sur Les Moeurs Et Usages Des...
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Description Historique Et Topographique De Moskow Ou Details Sur Les Moeurs Et Usages Des Habitans De Cette Grande Ville Sur Les Palais, Monumens, Tombeaux Des Czars, Monasteres, Eglises, Edifices Public Qu'Elle Renferme, Sur Les Fetes Et Ceremonies

by Richter, Johann Gottfried (1764-1829) / J. Richter / Johann Gustaf Richter

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Paris: Pillet, 1812. Book. Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 12mo. 67pp, bound in modern black buckram, gilt lettering at spine, new red pastedowns and endpapers; alas, an ex-library copy with faded stamp at title-page and final page, and faded catalog number at title-page, occasional light foxing, some page ends brittle, half-title slightly chipped about 1/16-inches along fore edge, binding is fine. Worldcat / OCLC locates 3 copies, one in Germany, 2 in the U. S. See A. A. Barbier, Ouvrages Anonymes, I, 907. Rare..
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