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Syria and Lebanon. ORLEÁNS. Damas et le Liban

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Syria and Lebanon. ORLEÁNS. Damas et le Liban
 Syria and Lebanon. ORLEÁNS, Louis Philippe Albert, Conte de Paris. Damas et le Liban: extraits du journal d'un voyage en Syrie au printemps de 1860.
London, W. Jeffs, 1861

4to, 222x138 mm; shagreen binding with blind tooling on cover, gilt title on spine. Pp. VII, 136. Good specimen with wide margins.

Condition Report

First edition, printed and released privately before the numbering, of an eyewitness to the massacre of Christians in Syria and of the Christian communities in Lebanon in 1860 by the Ottoman government of Damascus. The nephew of the "King City" Louis Philippe lived in exile at Twickenham. This is his first book, soon followed by works on the American Civil War and one on British trade unionism.
sun 9 December 2018
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Padova
Exhibition Time: Wednesday 5 December to Saturday 8 December 2018 from 10 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.