El-Khuds, The Holy; or, Glimpses In The Orient

Philadelphia: James Challen, 1861. First edition. Hardcover. First edition. Ornately decorated black full leather. All edges gilt. . 475 pp. with index plus publisher's list at rear. Frontispiece color tinted engraving of the Mosque of Omar and Temple Area; nine additional tinted engravings. Travel memoirs of the Middle East including Jerusalem (El-Khuds or, more correctly Al -Quds, the Arabic name for the city), Palestine, Syria, Malta, etc. Small chip and repaired tear to the spine, wear at the front outer hinge; scattered foxing to the text, more so to the plates. Shelf wear bottom edge of the boards. Good. Item #E14681B

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