Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Picturesque Scenery in the Holy Land and Syria, Delineated During the Campaigns of 1799 and 1800. F. B. Spilsbury.
Picturesque Scenery in the Holy Land and Syria, Delineated During the Campaigns of 1799 and 1800
Picturesque Scenery in the Holy Land and Syria, Delineated During the Campaigns of 1799 and 1800

Picturesque Scenery in the Holy Land and Syria, Delineated During the Campaigns of 1799 and 1800

London: G. S. Tregear, 1823. Third edition (First edition in this format). Hardcover. Quarto. VIII, [2], 70pp. 3/4 red morocco over paper covered boards with gold lettering on front cover. Color frontispiece. Originally published in folio in 1803 and again in 1819, this is the first quarto edition of English naval surgeon Francis Spilsbury’s account of his travels in the Holy Land and Syria during the Napoleonic campaigns of 1799 and 1800. This stunning work is exquisitely illustrated with 19 hand-colored aquatint views (including frontispiece.) Heavy rubbing along edges of binding. Spine partly missing. Previous owner's name in ink on free front endpaper, and dated 1825. Binding in overall poor to fair, interior in very good condition. g. Item #31811

Price: $950.00

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