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BOUTHER DE PERTHES, Jacques.

Petit Glossaire,

Traducion de quelques mots financiers. Esquisses de moeurs administratives.

Paris: Treuttel et Wurtz, Libraires, 1835 Stock Code: 125015
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First edition of this glossary on bureaucratic matters by French archaeologist and writer Jacques Bouther de Perthes (1788-1868), who was one of the first to establish the presence of prehistoric man in Europe.

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Description

2 volumes, duodecimo (170 x 107 mm). Contemporary tree calf, spines ruled in gilt, black morocco labels to spines, marbled edges.

Condition

Joints just starting, text blocks sound, loss to rear joint vol. 1, wear to extremities, damp stain to base of half-title and title page vol. 2, not affecting text, loss to top tips of quire 3 vol. 2. A very good copy.

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