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Hardback, 10 x 7 inches. Dark maroon morocco leather binding with decorative gilt paneled boards with camel designs, gilt decorative spine with raised banding. Gilt dentelles. All page edges gilt. Pale yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Spine has been professionally repaired and relaid. Corners slightly bumped, some minor rubbing and bumps to edges. Bookplate to front endpaper “Vere L. Oliver.” 4 surface chips to adjacent endpaper from removed plate. Some light foxing to engraved frontis and title page, some light foxing spots to inner plates. Else a very clean and tight copy. 218pp + 8pp cat. Illustrated with 35 B&W engraved plates including frontis, title vignette and maps.
Title: The Nile Boat; or Glimpses of The Land of Egypt Author of ‘Forty Days in the Desert.’ Second Edition.
Publisher: London, Arthur Hall, Virtue & Co., 1850 1st:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 82352
Keywords: FOREIGN TRAVEL::Africa Land of Egypt, BARTLETT, B&W engraved plates, Illustrated, maps, pyramids, sphinx, egyptians, Desert