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Dictionnaire De Geographie Ancienne Et Moderne

By Deschamps

1870 - Paris - Firmin Didot Freres, Fils Et Cie

10" x 7"; 1591pp

 


 

DETAILS

A first edition of Deschamps' dictionary of ancient place names, bound in half morocco.

This copy includes the original paper wrappers to the supplement, which is bound at the back and continuously paginated.

The dictionary is arranged by the Latin or Greek medieval place name. There is also an index of the modern place names in French next to the historical ones.

The supplement carries additions and corrections to the first edition.

CONDITION

In half morocco. Externally with some rubbing to the extremities of the boards and along the joints, which are otherwise sound. The spine has retained a nice patina. Both boards are a little damaged along their extremities, and show marks of handling and general light shelfware. There is a Sotheby's bookplate to the front pastedown The first few pages in particular are untidy around the edges, with some minor tears. The pages are generally clean and bright, with the very occasional instance of light foxing. The paper wraps to the supplement are a little chipped. Firmly bound. Overall: GOOD.


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