[VOYAGES]. HOWEL (Thomas). Journey back from... - Lot 149 - Thierry de Maigret

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[VOYAGES]. HOWEL (Thomas). Journey back from... - Lot 149 - Thierry de Maigret
[VOYAGES]. HOWEL (Thomas). Journey back from India, by land, and by a route hitherto unknown in part [...]; followed by Observations on the Passage into India through Egypt and the Great Desert, by James Capper. In Paris, De l'Imprimerie de la République, an V [1796/1797]. In-4°, speckled calf, smooth spine decorated (contemporary binding). First edition of the French translation by Théophile Mandar. Contains, in appendix, the "I tinéraire de l'Arabie déserte, ou Lettres sur un voyage de Bassora à Alep, par le grand et le petit désert, publié en 1750 par MM. Plaisted et Eliot [...]" (pp. 325-385). Two folded engraved maps, the first, "of the routes of Thomas Howel from Basra to Constantinople and of Colonel Capper from Latichea to Basra through Aleppo and across the Great Desert", and the second, "Egypt [...] from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea.". Chadenat, 5072; Wilson, 101; Gay, 2066.
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