First Edition, later printing. Splendidly illustrated with 93 finely produced colour plates from paintings by John Fulleylove. Royal, thick 8vo, publisher's original royal blue cloth, the upper cover lavishly decorated in colour in an overall design, the spine decorated similarly and lettered in gilt. x, 206, ad. pp. A lovely copy, all plates pristine with tissue guards in place, the text fresh and clean, the binding very handsome with just a touch of mellowing or age evidence, the colour decorations on the spine and upper cover all very well preserved. AN IMPORTANT TITLE, BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED AND ONE OF BLACK'S LARGER FORMAT ILLUSTRATED TRAVEL BOOKS. There are a profusion of fine colourplates from paintings, The text treats both the land and the invaders of the land. John Fulleylove was one of England's most famous travel illustrators. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: HOLY LAND. Painted by John Fulleylove, R.I.,...
Publisher: London Adam & Charles Black 1912
Book Description Black., 1923. 2nd Edition revised. Map, 32 colour plates after paintings, vii + 247pp index, pictorial dustjacket chipped with loss, now protected, lightly foxed throughout, blue cloth covered boards, large Home Sunday School Prize label pasted down front free endpaper, small thick octavo, sound copy overall. Arranged in three parts - The Land, the Invaders, the Spirit of Syria - the author describes his impressions of Palestine in this interesting work from Black's popular series of colour books. Bookseller Inventory # 123896