Recollections of Forty Years.
Translated by C. B. Pitman in two volumes.London, Chapman and Hall Limited, 1887 Stock Code: 96442
NotesFirst edition in English, translated from Souvenirs de quarante ans (1887). Ferdinand de Lesseps is best remembered as the engineer who designed the Suez Canal.
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.
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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