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The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians, and Grecians.
London: Longman et al., 1839. 6 volume set, 9 inches tall. A splendid early Victorian full diced calf with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels and sparkling labels. The diced boards are framed within a gilt fillet. Finely illustrated with folding maps. The is some blotchiness to the boards, overall a superb clean set of these celebrated early histories.More details Price: £1,200.00
Les Jeunes Voyageurs en France.
Paris: Etiene Ledoux, 1834. 6 volume set, 6 inches tall. A delightful little set with embossed boards, finely gilt tooled spines, dentelles and all edges gilt. An interesting Bookseller's ticket on the pastedown endpaper of the first volume. This set for 'young travellers in France' has an engraved frontispiece, 13 views, a folding map of France and 87 maps of the departments of France. All the maps are hand coloured on outline. The charming department maps have borders illustrating the produce and distinctive characteristics of that region. There is fading to several of the boards. In the original French.More details Price: £660.00