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The Christian in Palestine; or Scenes of Sacred History, Historical and Descriptive by  Henry Stebbing - First Edition - 1847 - from Temple Rare Books (SKU: 001003)

The Christian in Palestine; or Scenes of Sacred History, Historical and Descriptive

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The Christian in Palestine; or Scenes of Sacred History, Historical and Descriptive

by Stebbing, Henry

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London: George Virtue, 1847. iv, [2], 234pp, plates. N.d. (date is from Blackmer) Original publishers full morocco, smooth back with gilt title and gilt vignettes, covers with gilt title and centre piece with large volute corner pieces, gilt roll to edges, blind roll to inner edges, with a.e.g. Slightly rubbed to extremities, small amount of loss to gilt centre piece on lower cover, otherwise quite bright and clean. Internally the text is quite bright and clean, the additional engraved title is browned and foxed, the plates are foxed and lightly stained to edges and sometimes to image, previous owner's name to ffep. Complete with map, additional engraved title and seventy-eight plates by Bartlett. Blackmer 1603, (Lot 1018 in the Sotheby's catalogue); Tobler, page 167. First Edition. Full Morocco. Good. Illus. by Bartlett, W.H.. 4to.

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Bookseller
Temple Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
001003
Title
The Christian in Palestine; or Scenes of Sacred History, Historical and Descriptive
Author
Stebbing, Henry
Illustrator
Bartlett, W.H.
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
George Virtue
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1847
Keywords
Noisbn, Palestine, Publishers Morocco, Binding, Ebay
Size
4to

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foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...[more]
ffep
A common abbreviation for Front Free EndPaper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]

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