Vignes, Louis. Extrait des notes d'un voyage d'exploration a la mer morte, dans le Wady Arabah, sur la rive gauche du Jourdain. Publié sous les auspices de M. le duc de Luynes.

Paris, Henri Plon, 1865.

Folio (36 x 27 cm). 79, (1) pp. Original printed wrappers. Without the map, as common.

 650.00

First edition of Vignes's "Extrait des notes", republished the same year within the "Nouv. ann. des voyages 1864", "Bulletin de l'oeuvre 1864" etc. An account of the Duc de Luynes's 1864 scientific expedition to the Dead Sea. The map was not completed when the "Extrait" was issued: the present copy retains the cover label announcing that the two map sheets would be supplied to the purchaser when ready (Tobler 246).

Binding professionally repaired. A clean, very wide-margined copy.

Röhricht p. 517, no. 2841. Tobler 203.

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