Engraved bindings with golden ornamentations, adorned back with golden title
Marie-Gabriel de Choiseul-Gouffier - voyage pittoresque dans l'empire ottoman, en Grèce, dans la Troade, les îles de l'archipel et sur les côtes de l'Asie-Mineure - Paris, J.-P. Aillaud, 1842 - second edition - pages: volume 1: 347, volume 2: 398, volume 3: 390, volume 4: 360. Solid bindings in black linen - 21,5 x 13,5 cm.
Good condition: immaculate white pages except foxing volume 2 pages 49 to 272. Solid binding with faded colours except volume 3, crowns and joints worn. pastedown endpaper labeled "collège de Valogne, distribution solennelle des prix, année scolaire 185...". in volume 2, "tableau de la race de Dardanus", 40 x 20 cm fold-out.
Note: Although the 4 volumes of the same edition have been offered to the same student on the same date, the 1st wrapper of volume 4 differs from the others (ornaments and gilding).
Choiseul-Gouffier published his memoirs on Greece and the Ottoman Empire for the first time in 1782 in his Voyage Pittoresque en Grèce. His work was resumed later in 1842 under the title Voyage Pittoresque dans l'Empire Ottoman.
Please note-This was published as 5 volumes (comprising 4 volumes text and atlas). This set does NOT have the atlas.
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