Letters from Egypt Africa 1786 M. Savary rare leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Leather Books, Correspondence, Egypt, 18th century books).
Lettres sur L'Egypte, Volume 2, by M. Savary.
Published 1786, Paris by Onfroi.
308 pages. Text in French.
Second volume only (of 3, yet contents complete unto themselves, basically a series of complete letters
Period leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands and compartment decorations. Joints cracked and still well held by binding cords, but binding and text block remains clean, tight, and sound. Rubbing to spine and covers.
Book still attractive on the shelf. It displays a beautiful age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7 3/4" H x 5" W.