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(Pococke, Richard)

An album of 178 engraved plates from Richard Pococke's A DESCRIPTION OF THE EAST.

np (The author: London) nd 1745 16.5 x 10, nice half leather, cloth, with gilt titled leather spine labels, newer end papers, bookplate, remnants (shadow) of old library spine markings, scattered soiling and edge wear else a truly fantastic collection which includes highly detailed maps of the Nile Valley, Cyprus etc., plans of ruins, mummies, statuary, botanical illustrations, etc. Some plates out of order, without plate 33 (never issued). A wonderful piece, missing the text (but who cares?)


Book Id: 97-2472

Price: $9,500.00

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