Description: 4to (220 x 152mm.), title within woodcut border, woodcut portrait of the author, woodcut initials and headpieces, woodcut illustrations (some full-page), two woodcut maps, engraving of a chameleon pasted to final blank recto, woodcut printer's device on final verso, modern red calf gilt in period style,
lacking folding maps of Mount Athos and Sinai,
a few images close to gutter, î2 misbound before ê1, a few small marginal repairs, small hole in l1 and n4 (not touching text), r4 and D2 torn and repaired (affecting image but without loss), occasional light staining
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate
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NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Literature: IA 116.331; Nissen
Provenance: Eustache Hyacinthe Langlois (1777-1837, artist), inscription on title-page dated 1806
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