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PROPERTY OF A FORMER GERMAN AMBASSADOR

Niebuhr, Carsten
VOYAGE EN ARABIE & EN D'AUTRES PAYS CIRCONVOISINS. AMSTERDAM: S.J. BAALDE AND UTRECHT: J. VAN SCHOONHOVEN &COMP., 1776-1780
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,250 GBP
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PROPERTY OF A FORMER GERMAN AMBASSADOR

Niebuhr, Carsten
VOYAGE EN ARABIE & EN D'AUTRES PAYS CIRCONVOISINS. AMSTERDAM: S.J. BAALDE AND UTRECHT: J. VAN SCHOONHOVEN &COMP., 1776-1780
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Niebuhr, Carsten
VOYAGE EN ARABIE & EN D'AUTRES PAYS CIRCONVOISINS. AMSTERDAM: S.J. BAALDE AND UTRECHT: J. VAN SCHOONHOVEN &COMP., 1776-1780
FIRST FRENCH EDITION, 2 volumes, 4to (256 x 200mm.), half-titles, engraved titles with vignettes, folding map hand-coloured in outline, 124 plates, maps and plans, many double-page or folding, contemporary mottled sheep gilt, red edges, minor spotting or staining, one plan repaired, slightly rubbed
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Literature

Weber II, 549; Gay 3589; SUDOC 06795880X; not in Wilson or Ghani

Catalogue Note

This profusely illustrated work is distinct from Niebuhr's Description de l'Arabie. Volume 1 deals with Egypt and Arabia, whilst volume 2 covers India, Persia (Persepolis), Mesopotamia, Syria and the Lebanon.

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