Title: Firmin, ou, Le Jeune Voyageur en Egypte, 1858
Author: M. de Marles
Publisher: Tours, Ad Mame et Cie
An uncommon mid 19th century edition of de Marles’ Firmin, or The Young Traveler in Egypt.
There are two plates of illustration.
This edition is bound in a richly decorated and ornate cartonnage binding of the period, with gilt against white and green and red. There is a lithograph central panel, and a central flowering design to the rear board.
Worldcat records 25 existing copies of this edition in libraries.
One finely decorated cartonnage volume in 12mo, 282+(2) pages
On note of condition, this volume is in good shape, with rubbing and wear to the binding, and cracking to the joints, though the binding is holding internally. There is foxing throughout.