Item #27970 The Women of Cairo: Scenes of Life in the Orient. Gerard de Nerval, Conrad Elphinstone, intro.
The Women of Cairo: Scenes of Life in the Orient

The Women of Cairo: Scenes of Life in the Orient

London: George Routledge & Sons, 1929. Very Good / Very Good-. Item #27970

London: George Routledge & Sons, [1929]. First U.K. Edition. Two volumes; octavo; publisher's cloth in yellow dust jackets lettered in red; xiii,[1],282; viii,402pp. Jackets rather dust-soiled and chipped, large loss along top margin of Vol. II upper jacket panel, spines toned as are endpapers, else a Good to Very Good set, uncommon complete and in jacket.

Translation of the French Symbolist's work "Voyages en Orient," first serialized in the "Revue des Deux Mondes" in 1846 and 1847 before the author's institutionalization and untimely demise in 1855.

Price: $125.00