About Edmond, “La Grece contemporaine”, Paris, 1858. Third edition. Contemporary leather over boards. In 8vo, 18x12cm. Complete 474p. Clean inside. Ex libris of Marquis de Sinety, an important French personality of the mid 19th century. A very good copy. Edmont About (1828-1885) was a French journalist and novelist. He travelled in Greece in 1854. He gives a detailed image of the country, its inhabitants, trade, agriculture and industry, religion and the structure of the Greek society.