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Hardback, Tall 8vo. (Approx 9 x 6.5 inches.) In light brown polished calf leather prize binding by “BICKERS & SON, London.” Black leather spine label lettered in gilt, Raised banding, and extensive gilt decoration. Gilt paneled boards with vignette lettering to front, “Cambridge Local Examination, London 1880.” All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges, some minor darkening to spine. Some minor light handling marks to boards. Prize bookplate to front endpaper, “A.T. Dobson, Presented by the Bishop of Durham, 1880.” Binders stamp to endpaper. Some minor foxing to endpapers, title page and frontis. Some minor foxing to inside pages, a few minor spots to plates. Else a very clean and tight copy. 255pp. Illustrated with 26 Steel engravings, including half-tone frontis, decorative title page, and 2 folding plates. And many B&W figures within text. Account of the journey made by the artist William Bartlett to the East. Beautiful steel engraved plates depicting topographical views illustrate this work. A finely bound copy given as a school prize.
Title: Walks About The City and Environs of Jerusalem Second Edition.
Categories: Middle East,
Publisher: London, Strahan & Co., ca1844 2nd edition (no date):
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 82158
Keywords: FOREIGN TRAVEL::Middle East W.H.BARTLETT, Walks About The City and Environs of Jerusalem, Forty Days in the Desert, Track, Israelites, Journey, Cairo, Mount Sinai, Petra, Cambridge Local Examination, London 1844, fine binding, Strahan & Co., 2nd, 26 Steel engravings, A.T. Dobson, Presented by the Bishop of Durham,