BARTLETT, William H.:
Title Gleanings, Pictorial and Antiquarian, on the Overland Route. By the Author of “Forty Days in The Desert.”
Publisher London, Virtue & Co., 1851 1st edition
Seller ID 78766
Hardback, 10 x 6.5 inches. In full dark maroon morocco leather binding. Raised banding, gilt lettering and gilt decorations to spine, with gilt panelled decorations and ‘elephant’ vignette to front. Gilt decorative board edging and inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers, all page edges gilt. In very good condition. Some rubbing to extremities; corners and edges of boards, raised banding and edges of spine. Endpapers darkened, small chip to leading edge of front endpaper. Steel plates darkened with some heavy foxing, some minor darkening to pages opposite, else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 256pp. 28 Steel engravings including frontis, decorative title page and Map. Plus 23 Woodcut illustrations within text.
FOREIGN TRAVEL BARTLETT, William H.: Gleanings, Pictorial and Antiquarian, on the Overland Route, By the Author of “Forty Days in The Desert.” Virtue & Co., 1851 1st edition, full dark maroon morocco leather binding, Map, decorative, gilt, elephant, illustrations, Steel engravings,