¶ Hommaire de Hell — Voyage en Turquie et en Perse (1854–60)

October 19, 2016

19th cent.

Hommaire de Hell, Xavier. Voyage en Turquie et en Perse. 5 vols. Paris: P. Bertrand, 1854–60.

Illustrated. Note on endpaper: “Presentation copy from author, but not to Morris as stated in sale catalogue.”

Provenance: Morris. — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 604 (sold to Henry Wellcome for £3 10s.). — Henry Wellcome. — Wellcome Library (Closed stores Orient. Topog. 2241).

References: MS catalogue (2), nos. 323 and 853. [It is not clear whether Morris owned two copies of the book or one book was entered twice in the catalogue.]

Sotheby 1898:


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