Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Forty Days in the Desert, on The Track of the Israelites; or, a Journey from Cairo by Wady Feiran, to Mount Siani and Petra. W. H. Bartlett.
Forty Days in the Desert, on The Track of the Israelites; or, a Journey from Cairo by Wady Feiran, to Mount Siani and Petra
Forty Days in the Desert, on The Track of the Israelites; or, a Journey from Cairo by Wady Feiran, to Mount Siani and Petra

Forty Days in the Desert, on The Track of the Israelites; or, a Journey from Cairo by Wady Feiran, to Mount Siani and Petra

London: Arthur Hall & Co., ca. 1864. Fifth edition. Hardcover. Quarto. Blind-embossed brown cloth with gold lettering on spine. All gilt edges. Frontispiece & half-title page engravings. Fascinating account by William Henry Bartlett (1809-1854) of his forty day journey in the late 1840's from Cairo to Petra. Bartlett was a British artist, best known for his numerous steel engravings. Illustrated with full-page and in-text steel engravings by Bartlett. Includes one b/w fold-out map of Arabia Petrae. Age wear and staining on binding. Cloth puncture near tail of spine. Head and tail of spine chipped. Free front endpaper missing. Hinges starting. Lacking plate 19. Sporadic foxing throughout. Binding in overall fair, interior in good to very good condition. f to vg. Item #21163

Price: $95.00

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