hardcover. 3 vols., large folding map in vol. I, untrimmed, 8vo, original red boards, gilt-lettered spines; (spines a bit worn, corners bumped, inner hinges weak). Paris: Le Normant, 1822. Fourth Edition. Very good. very good.
Chateaubriand (1768-1848) is often called the founder of French Romanticism. This travel account of his fantastic journey from Paris to Jerusalem includes a beautifully printed large scale map. He was able to make the trip after an unexpected inheritance from a Russian Tsaritsa.