Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Syria, The Holy Land & Asia Minor. 3 Vols. John Carne.
Syria, The Holy Land & Asia Minor. 3 Vols.
Syria, The Holy Land & Asia Minor. 3 Vols.
Syria, The Holy Land & Asia Minor. 3 Vols.
Syria, The Holy Land & Asia Minor. 3 Vols.
Syria, The Holy Land & Asia Minor. 3 Vols.
Syria, The Holy Land & Asia Minor. 3 Vols.
Syria, The Holy Land & Asia Minor. 3 Vols.
Syria, The Holy Land & Asia Minor. 3 Vols.
Syria, The Holy Land & Asia Minor. 3 Vols.

Syria, The Holy Land & Asia Minor. 3 Vols.

London: Fisher, Son & Co., 1842. Later printing. Hardcover. Quarto. (8), viii, 80; 76; 100pp., 120 plates. Original orange-brown calf with decorative tooling and ruling on covers and spine, gilt lettering on spines; raised bands. Gilt edges. Yellow endpapers. Frontispiece and three vignette titles. Illustrated in a series of 120 steel plate engraving drawn from nature by W. H. Bartlett, William Purser and Thomas Allom. The author, John Carne, left England in 1821, and spent much time traveling in Israel/Palestine as well as in Constantinople, Greece, the Levant and Egypt. It is one of the few works of that time to include what is present-day Lebanon. This work is complete and contains 2 full-page maps and steel-engraved plates depicting views throughout Syria and Asia Minor. Each plate is protected with a tissue guard. Some wear along edges, some scuffing and chipping along joints of spines. Previous owner's name plate on inside covers. Tissue guard of frontispiece in volume one with closed three-quarter page horizontal tear. Sporadic foxing, affecting images on a few plates. Binding and interior in overall good+ to very good condition. g+ to vg. Item #46072

Price: $1,250.00

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