[BONNEFOY du CHARMEL (Alain) - MANUSCRIT].... - Lot 343 - Daguerre

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[BONNEFOY du CHARMEL (Alain) - MANUSCRIT].... - Lot 343 - Daguerre
[BONNEFOY du CHARMEL (Alain) - MANUSCRIT]. "Excursion to Palestine and Syria. February 1907". Early 19th century manuscript in a square in-12 volume, midnight blue morocco, large personalized mosaic decoration adorning the boards, spine decorated with the same decoration, mosaic listel inside, lining and endpapers of embroidered light blue silk, gilt edges, illustrated cover and slipcase (Noulhac 1908) 3 ff. (illustrated title, map and table of illustrations) + 58 pp. + 1 f. (table of contents and warning). One handwritten map in ink and 30 illustrations out of text, "drawn on pictures brought back from Palestine by the Sinop collographic process". Diary of a trip made in February 1907 in Palestine and Syria by Alain du Charmel in company of the maid of Charmel, Elza de Kergorlay, Marie Louise Guzmán, ctesse de Kergorlay, Octave de Kergorlay, cte Emmanuel de Castéja, cte Ch. Pozzo di Borgo and some other friends. Attached, bound in fine: the model of the binding. From the Baron du Charmel library, with bookplate.
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