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Reuilly, J. Jean Peter Simon Pallas.
Voyage en Crimee et sur les bords de la Mer Noire, pendant l'annee 1803 Suivi d'un Memoire sur le Commerce de cette Mer, et de Notes sur les principaux Ports commercans. [Bound With:] Description du Tibet, d'apres la Relation des Lamas Tangoutes, etablis parmi les Mongols. Traduit de l'Allemand avec des notes par J. Rouilly. [Two Works In One].
Verlag. Paris, Bossange, Masson et Besson, 1806-08. Two works bound in one volume. Crown octavo. Pp. (iv), xix, 302, (2) errata (verso blank). Plus large folding engraved map 'Crimee ou Tauride', printed on handmade cotton rag paper 43x56 cm, cartographed by J. B. Poirson and engraved by P. E. Tardieu handsome folding engraved map 'Plan de Sevastopole et de ses environs', drawn and engraved by Tardieu 3 folding tables 3 engraved plates of coins and medals, one of which is folding 6 engraved head- and tail-pieces, drawn and engraved by J. Duplessi-Bertaux, of which one is a lovely map of the Black Sea drawn and engraved by Tardieu Engraved title-page by Duplessi-Bertaux. [Bound With:] Pp. (ii), xii, 89. Hardcover, bound in contemporary half calf and marbled boards, flat spine with large raised band decorated in gilt, four compartments tooled in blind, remainder lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers boards and corner-tips bit rubbed small mark at corner of first title, old inscription dated 1842, in a very neat hand, to verso of first free endpaper, small signature and small oval private ownership stamp to corner of blank prelim, unidentified crowned monogram, 'H B', lightly stamped to half-title, testimony to a previous ownership of a nobility, baron or count. In fine condition. Excellent copy. First edition. Two celebrated works bound together. Previously the property of an unidentified nobility, baron or count, with his crowned monogram stamp 'H B'. Baron Jean de Reuilly (1780-1810), traveller, explorer of the Crimea and the Black Sea. In the Preface to 'Voyage.' he writes: … [Click Below for Full Description]
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