Comical History of the States and Empires.. by Cyrano de Bergerac (First Edition)
Authors: Cyrano de Bergerac
Location: London and Boston
Publisher: Henry Rhodes
Edition: First Edition
Features: In two parts. Full contemporary leather. No title to the binding. Frontispiece. Title page states "Printed for Henry Rhodes, next door to the Swan-Tavern, near Bride-Lane, in Fleet-Street, 1687." Full title: "The Comical History of the States and Empires of the Worlds of the Moon and Sun." The two parts: "The Comical History of the State and Empire of the World of the Moon" and "The History of the World of the Sun". 206pp + Errata. Published posthumously. From the collection of Barry R. Levin, Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature.
Book Condition: Very Good: A firm square copy with rubbing to the spine and covers. Very old binding tape repair to front and back hinges. Repaired title page closed tear to upper corner, repaired page 'A 2' closed tear to upper portion. Owners pencilings and an older owner's inked note to the front endpapers.