Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Jerusalem. NA.
Jerusalem
Jerusalem
Jerusalem
Jerusalem
Jerusalem

Jerusalem

Beyrouth, Syrie: T. R. Dumas et fils editeur, ca. 1910. Hardcover. Oblong octavo. Unpaginated. Thick olive wood boards with carved Jerusalem Cross within carved & decorative color border on front cover. Also known as the Crusaders' Cross, it is a heraldic cross or Christian symbol consisting of a large Greek cross surrounded by four smaller Greek crosses, one in each quadrant. Gold decorated leather spine. Beveled edges. Silk-moire endpapers. Illustrated with thirty-six albumen prints showing various scenery and monuments of the Holy Land such as Jaffa, Jerusalem, Citadel of Zion, Mosque of Omar, Church of the Sepulchre, Tower of Antonia, Jews at the Wailing Wall, Damascus gate, Tombs of the Kings, Garden of Gethsemane, Siloam, Rachel's Tomb, Bethlehem, Hebron, and others. Prints mounted on heavy card stock. Printed captions in English and French. All plates protected by tissue-guards. Some surface scratches on boards. Age wear on spine affecting some of gold decoration. Foxing, creasing and chipping to some tissue-guards. Card stock bowed. Albumen prints slightly faded. Overall good condition. g. Item #28768

Price: $950.00

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