Pockocke R., “Description de l’Orient”, Paris, 1772. First edition in French. In 8vo, 18x11cm. Three volumes (of 6). Contemporary hard paper rubbed, spines exposed but tight. Uncut, internally clean. The three volumes complete, half titles, titles, p, 485, 501, 456, this edition has not any plates. A good set. Pockocke travelled extensively in the Levant from 1737 to 1740, visiting Egypt, Greece and Anatolia. The narrative of his journey to the Levant is among the best description of the Levant in the 18th century. The French edition is scarce. Not in Atabey or Blackmer this edition.