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LESSEPS, Ferdinand de.

Recollections of Forty Years.

Translated by C. B. Pitman in two volumes.

London, Chapman and Hall Limited, 1887 Stock Code: 96442
£150.00
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Notes

First edition in English, translated from Souvenirs de quarante ans (1887). Ferdinand de Lesseps is best remembered as the engineer who designed the Suez Canal.

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Description

2 volumes, octavo. Original green sand-grain cloth, spine and front covers lettered in gilt, both covers blocked in black, floral endpapers, vol. 2 unopened.

Condition

Extremities lightly bumped, short area of wear at head of First joint, slight marking, minor foxing principally to edges. Overall, a very good copy.

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