Lot 224
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Algérie historique, pittoresque et monumentale, ou Recueil de vues, Costumes et Portraits faits d'après nature dans les Provinces d'Alger, de Bone, Contantine ou Oran. Paris, Delahaye, 1843. 5 parts in 3 volumes in-folio, green chagrin cloth (period binding). First edition of this major work on Algeria by General Clauzel's secretary. The text on coins is by J. Marcel, that on flora by Champy, with illustrations by Thoulet. The work includes a chromolithographed title, 2 maps, a plan and 139 lithographs with tinted or colored backgrounds, including 2 maps and 10 colored botanical plates with several subjects. Some plates a little foxed, others entirely foxed as usual.
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