CAILLIAUD (Frédéric).

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CAILLIAUD (Frédéric).
Voyage à Méroé, au fleuve blanc, au-delà de Fàzoql dans le midi du Royaume de Sennar, à Syouah et dans les cinq autres oasis ; fait dans les années 1819, 1820, 1821 et 1822. Paris, De l'Imprimerie de Rignoux, 1823. 4 volumes in-8 of text and an atlas in-folio in 2 parts, half Russian red leather with corners, spine decorated (Period binding). First edition, with 15 fold-out figures and plates. The atlas, divided into two parts, was published three years before the 4 text volumes. It is complete with 149 lithographed plates (including the double-page general map of Egypt and Nubia numbered LIV-LV in Volume II). Stamp cut in the blank of the title pages. Wet stamp on verso of last plate: Institut national agronomique. Some foxing. Worn binding with stains on the second cover and badly damaged corners.
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