New Voyage à l’Oasis de Thèbes et dans les déserts situés à l’Orient et à l’Occident de la Thébaide, fait pendant les années 1815, 1816, 1817 et 1818, par M. Frédéric Cailliaud (de Nantes). Rédigé et publié par M. Jomard. 1ère et 2e partie (complete set). Contenant, 1.º Le voyage à l’Oasis du Dakel, par M. le chevalier Drovetti...; 2.º Le journal du premier voyage de M. Cailliaud en Nubie; 3.º Des recherches sur l’oasis, sur les mines d’émeraude, et sur l’ancienne route du commerce entre le Nil et la mer Rouge.... [Vol. I]. A second volume, containing a description of the objects which Cailliaud brought back to Paris, was not published until over 40 years later, in 1862.

Item #M1941

Extremely rare complete set of 2 volumes bound in one. Imprimerie Royale, Paris, 1821-1862. First edition. Large folio. 1e partie: xvii & 120 pages, 24 plates (numbered I to XXIV). 2e partie: v & 25 pages, 21 plates (numbered XXV to XLV). Modern half-leather with marbled boards. The text and plates of part 1 are in fine condition, except for some foxing on the last plates. In part 2, the first pages of text have foxing / chemical staining, but the text remains very brisk and clear. The plates are in excellent condition. Plates XXXV to XXXVIII and XL to XLV are in colour. A magnificent volume, including the rarely found 2nd part published in 1862. From the library of Egyptologist Andrew H. Gordon. THIS BOOKS SHIPS FROM THE USA, SHIPPING COSTS WILL BE UPDATED ACCORDINGLY. (TXR).

Language: French.

Price: € 16,625.00  other currencies

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