L. Valentine - Palestine Past and Present - 1889

Descripción
L. Valentine - Palestine Past and Present - 1889
Historia, Libros ilustrados, Viajes / exploración, Descubrimientos, Exploración, Palestina, Siria, Líbano - Cantidad: 1 - Otros extras - Ver descripción

Handsome copy with 8 tissue-guarded full-page coloured plates and 150 wood engravings

A fascinating late 19th Century compendium describing the wonders of Palestine, giving detailed accounts which include the Biblical history of many towns and places of the Holy Lands in Palestine.

Item Description
First Edition. This scarce copy is beautifully illustrated with frontispiece, decorative colour title page, and upwards of one hundred and fifty wood engravings and a series of full-page coloured plates. 435 pages (plus 54 page introduction). Published by Frederick Warne & Co., London, c.1880’s. Decorative dark green cloth with ornate gold and black illustrations and lettering to front board and spine. Yellow patterned end papers. Brilliant gilt all page edges.

Book Dimensions: 26 x 20 x 4 cm & Number of Pages: 435.

Condition
Very Good - Solid and well bound volume. Boards have light wear with rubbing and bumping to corners. Internally the book is in very good condition. A presentation label on inside front cover. Foxing to free end papers, and few other pages. All pages are tightly held at the gutter. Inner hinges are very good. The text and plates are clean and bright. The volume is beautifully bound, designed and illustrated (Lovely Copy) (Please see pictures).



Detalles del lote
Objeto
Libro
Número de libros
1
Tema
Descubrimientos, Exploración, Palestina, Siria, Líbano, Historia, Libros ilustrados, Viajes / exploración
Autor/ Ilustrador
L. Valentine
Título del libro
Palestine Past and Present
Estado
Muy bueno
Año de publicación artículo más antiguo
1889
Edición
Primera edición
Idioma
Inglés
Lengua original
Yes
Editorial
Frederick Warne
Encuadernación
Libro de tapa dura
Extras
Otros extras - Ver descripción
Número de páginas
435
Dimensiones
26×20 cm
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