Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Palestine or the Holy Land from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1837. Fourth edition. Hardcover. 12mo. 400pp. Original decorated brown pebbled leather with elaborate gilt and colored tooling. All edges gilt with yellow endpapers. Enlarged fourth edition of Rev. Michael Russell's combination travelogue and history of Palestine. This work exemplifies 19th century English Protestant fascination with the Holy Land in the lead up to the Balfour Declaration. Includes foldout map of Palestine in the front and 9 engravings throughout the book. Inscription from previous owner on front free endpaper. Edges rubbed. Map slightly foxed. Overall in good condition. g. Item #35164

Price: $325.00

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