Universal history from the beginning of the world to the present, written in English for a society of literates and translated into French, enriched with pictures and maps.
It describes the history of Egypt, the people of Canaan, the Philistines, Syrians and Phoenicians.
Volumes II and III with coeval marbled leather cover, spine with five raised bands, gilt titles and tooling, tags with title and number of the volume, coeval marbled back and front endpapers, including half-title and title page, blue marbled edge, moisture stains in volume III, with a map in volume II (out of 2) and a map and two plates in volume III (out of 5).
Printed in Paris by Chez Moutard, imprimeur-Libraire de la Reine, de Madame, et de Madame Comtesse d'Artois in 1779, 527 + 582 pages, size: 20 x 13 cm.
In good condition, the photos are an integral part of the lot. The item will be shipped with the utmost care, tracking number provided.
- Number of Books
- Author/ Illustrator
- Book Title
- Histoire universelle: histoire d’Egypte, de Canaan, des Philistines, etc.
- Publication year oldest item
- Illustrated Edition
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- tipped in plates
- Number of pages
- 20×13 cm