Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Souvenirs, Impressions, Pensées et Paysages, Pendant un Voyage En Orient (4 vols. in 2, complete). M. Alphonse De Lamartine.
Souvenirs, Impressions, Pensées et Paysages, Pendant un Voyage En Orient (4 vols. in 2, complete)
Souvenirs, Impressions, Pensées et Paysages, Pendant un Voyage En Orient (4 vols. in 2, complete)
Souvenirs, Impressions, Pensées et Paysages, Pendant un Voyage En Orient (4 vols. in 2, complete)

Souvenirs, Impressions, Pensées et Paysages, Pendant un Voyage En Orient (4 vols. in 2, complete)

Paris: Librairie de Charles Gosselin; Librairie de Furnes, 1835. First edition. Hardcover. 12mo. [6], VII, [1], 271, [1], [6], 329, [6], 310, [4], 299pp. Half leather over cloth with gold lettering and borders on spine. Three engraved frontispieces inc. a portrait of the author protected with a tissue-guard, with folding table and two maps.. Decorative initials. Scarce first edition of Lamartine's account of his travels with his wife and daughter which led him to become known as l'Emir Francais. The death of his daughter in Beirut and political affairs in France led him to return home overland through Constantinople and the Danube valley. This work is complete with its 2 engraved plates, each one protected with a tissue-guard, one folding table in Arabic and French, with tribal names and census, and two folding maps at the rear. Age-wear on binding with closed tears along both front joints (but boards holding firmly), rubbing along edges, spine and head and tail of spines slightly chipped. Light damp-staining along upper margin of very first pages of first volume (not affecting text). Some foxing on pages throughout. Text in French. Bindings in overall fair to good-, interior in good to good+ condition. g to g+. Item #21177

Price: $175.00

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