HELL, Xavier Hommaire de.

Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c.

£650

Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c.

Chapman and Hall, London, 1847

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Description

This journey to the Crimea was essentially for the purpose of geological research, especially to examine the great question of the rupture of the Bosphorus.

Description

First English edition. 8vo (21.7 x 14.2 cm). Title, viii, 436, [2] pp. Contemporary green calf, gilt decorated spine with red morocco gitl label, marbled edges and endpapers.

Provenance: John Ryden (manuscript dedication on first leaf).

Bibliography

Atabey 592; not in Blackmer.

 

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