Paris: Arthus Bertrand, 1866. First edition. Softcover. Quarto (11 x 9"). , 142pp (Text), 3 leaves (Plates). Uncut and unopened copy. Original printed wrappers, with publisher's logo on front cover and title page.
Written by the famed Russian Orientalist Nikolaï Vladimirovich Khanykov (also spelled Khanikoff), "Mémoire Sur l'Ethnographie de la Perse" provides us with a comprehensive account of the ethnography of Persia based on the author's fourteen years as Consul General of the Russian Empire at Tabrîz, Persia (Iran) between 1845 and 1859.
This volume contains several in-text charts and figs, as well as three full-page photogravures of individuals at rear.
Spine darkened and partly chipped. Some age-toning to covers. Moderate foxing to very first and very last leaves. Text in French. Wrappers in overall fair, interior in good to very good condition. f to vg. Item #42352