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Mignan (Capt.Robert)

TRAVELS IN CHALDÆA

Including a Journey from Bussorah to Bagdad, Hillah, and Babylon

Published: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, London, 1829

Edition: First Edition

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Performed on Foot in 1827.

First edition: xvi, 333 + 2 pages publisher's catalogue, frontispiece, 1 folding map, 1 folding plan. 5 plates, 16 wood engravings, half calf with faded marbled boards, the corners are rubbed and worn, titled gilt on the spine, light foxing and offsetting of the plates, watermarks on the preliminary pages, sprinkled edges, a good copy.

There was a review of this book in the Gentleman's Magazine July - September 1829 pages 531 -533.
See the following reference: https://tinyurl.com/y6ugxycq

  • Overall Condition: A Good Copy
  • Size: 8vo ( 220 x140mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
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