Very rare copy signed by Cailliaud in 1868. Imprimerie de Rignoux, Paris, 1826. First edition. 4 text volumes small in-4 (21,5 x 13,7 cm) illustrated with lithographic drawings representing local people, as well as 2 large folio volumes (49,8 x 34,7 cm.) of plates, mostly lithographic, printed by Rignoux in 1823. 1st text volume: xv & 418 pages, 4 lithographic illustrations. 2nd text volume: 442 pages, 4 lithographic illustrations. 3rd text volume: 431 pages, 4 lithographic illustrations and 2 plates of inscriptions. 4th text volume: 416 pages + 1 plate of Légendes Hiératiques. 1st plates volume (signed by the author): xiv pages, 75 plates. 2nd plates volume: viii pages, 74 plates (plate 58, representing insects, is missing). Beautiful modern full leather binding with gilded titles, signed by S. Dreyssare. Some foxing both in the text and plates volumes. A very nice set. Language: French. Relevant subjects: Travelers & Egyptologists.
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