12mo. , 172, , 196, 71, pp. Original full calf with gold lettering and tooling on spine. All edges red. Marbled endpapers. Printer's device on each title page. Decorative headpieces and initials. Ribbon marker. Originally written in 1721, this jewel of 18th century French literature recounts the experiences of two Persian noblemen, Usbek and Rica, who are traveling through France. Some age wear on binding with spine partly missing and heavy rubbing with abrasion along edges. Very minor and sporadic age-toning/foxing throughout. Text in French. Binding in overall poor to fair, interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 29281
Title: Lettres Persanes + Lettres Turques. 3 ...
Publisher: Pierre Marteau
Publication Date: 1744
Book Condition: fair
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