first edition Hardcover
1788 · London
by Chenier, Louis de
London: printed for G. G. J. and J. Robinson, Paternoster-Row, 1788. First English Edition. Hardcover. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in 20th century full calf by 'Casa Calero Madrid', paneled spines with gilt titling; rubbing and wear, primarily to hinges, corners; marbled endpapers; engraved folding map frontispiece in volume 1, small repaired close tear; water-staining uneven along all edges in both volumes, concentrated towards the beginnings and ends of volumes; scarce; shelved case 9. ESTC: T77389;
Originally published in French as 'Recherches historiques sur les Maures.' Title continues: "Its Animals, Products, Climate, Soil, Cities, Ports, Provinces, Coins, Weights, and Measures. With the Language, Religion, Laws, Manners, Customs, and Character, of the Moors; the History of the Dynasties since Edris; the Naval Force and Commerce of Morocco; and the Character, Conduct, and Views, Political and Commercial, of the Reigning Emperor" 1344087. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.
(Inventory #: 1344087)