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November 17, 2013 11:00 AMCalender

Belzoni, Giovanni Battista (1778-1823) Voyages en Egypte et en Nubie

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Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2687BLocation: BostonDate / Time: November 17, 2013 11:00AM


Belzoni, Giovanni Battista (1778-1823) Voyages en Egypte et en Nubie. Paris: Galignani, 1821.
First French edition, two octavo volumes, in period half-calf, untrimmed, with deckle edges throughout, illustrated with a folding lithographic frontispiece of the author in native dress, one folding plate in volume one, and a large folding map at the end of volume two; errata leaf at the end of volume two present, along with the "Avis" about the sale of the atlas volume, pasted as a slip onto the verso of the title page in volume two; contents crisp, with varying spotting throughout, 8 1/2 x 5 in. (2)
Estimate $400-600

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Giovanni Battista, Paris