Small quarto. xviii,592pp. Gold- and black stamped decorative brown cloth and spine. All gilt edges. Beveled edges. Frontispiece engravings. Captivating account by W. M. Thomson of his experiences in Palestine and Jerusalem. The author was a missionary in Syria and Palestine for 45 years. Profusely illustrated with full-page and in-text engravings, a double-page map and few plans. Includes original tipped-in errata-slip. Some age wear and scuffing on binding. Head and tail of spine bumped and slightly chipped. Handwritten presentation plate by previous owner, dated 1882, pasted on free front endpaper. Five-inch closed tear along gutter on blank page following front endpaper. Minor foxing to first and last few leaves. Page xiii loose but present. Volume 1 of 3. Binding in overall good, interior in good to very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 21164
Title: The Land and the Book; or, Biblical ...
Publisher: T. Nelson and Sons
Publication Date: 1881
Book Condition: g+
Edition: First edition.
Book Description T. Nelson and Sons, London, 1881. Hardback. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. xvii, erratum slip bound-in, 592pp. Publisher's brown buckram, gilt. Gilt and black titles enclosed within a dec. matching border, bevelled edges. A beautiful and fine binding from the late Victorain period with brown end-papers. No inscriptions. 140 illustrations and two maps. All edges gilt. All fine. This is the first of three volumes publishedbetween 1881 and 1886. The best copy we have see! Size: large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # X524