Sethos, Histoire du Vie Tiree des Monumens Ancedotes de l'Ancienne Egypte

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Author: Jean Terrasson (1670-1750)

Year: 1768

Publisher: Chez Desaint

Place: Paris


2 volumes. Small Octavo. Issued in full leather with raised spine bands and gilt lettering with black labels. Supposed translation from a Greek manuscript describing a still innocent nation not affected by luxury and ambition. It is written in the tradition of Telemaque and is more or less a conservative utopian accounts. Ordinally published in 1731.


Spine ends and corners professionally repaired and restored, former owner's old ink inscription to title page. Over all a very good set.

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