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    A Beautiful Copy with Plates in Two States

    [Armenia and Persia]. Myr-Davoud-Zadour de Melik Schahnazar, [Louis-Mathieu] Langlès (Chevalier de Saint-Waladimir), Chahan de Cirbied. Notices sur l'État Actuel de la Perse, en Persan, en Arménien et en Français. Paris: Imprimerie Royale, Chez Nepveu, 1818. First edition. Twelvemo. [iv], 360 pages. With two engraved plates (including frontispiece) and engraved title-page in two states (uncolored and hand-colored) inserted throughout. Text in French, Persian, and Armenian. Beautifully bound in contemporary full red straight-grain morocco, boards decoratively ruled in gilt, gilt floral cornerpieces, spine elaborately tooled and lettered in gilt, gilt board edges and turn-ins, marbled endleaves, all edges gilt. Minor rubbing and toning to spine edges and corners, else bright and fine. An excellent and uncommon travel book. Wilson, p. 54. From the collection of a gentleman of New York.

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