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Morocco; Its People and Places by  Edmondo [1846-1908] Translated by C. Rollin-Tilton [Illustrated by Barberis and Others] De Amicis - Hardcover - 1879 - from Little Stour Books PBFA and Biblio.co.uk

Morocco; Its People and Places

by De Amicis, Edmondo [1846-1908] Translated by C. Rollin-Tilton [Illustrated by Barberis and Others]

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Published by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., London August 1879. London 1879., 1879. Hard back binding in publisher's original brick red cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering and black line illustration to the spine, gilt lettering and a large gilt engraving of two elaborately dressed ladies sitting on a rug with black line Moroccan scene in the background to the front cover, all page edges gilt, bevelled edges, black paper end papers. 4to 11'' x 8¼''. Contains [viii] 406 [6 page publisher's catalogue dated August 1879] printed pages of text with 173 full and part page fine engraved monochrome illustrations throughout. Whilst the covers are secure to the text the end papers are cracked, shallow rubbing of the cloth across the spine ends, the contents of the book are in fine condition with the exception of the title page which has heavy foxing to the paper. We currently hold in stock 45 other titles on Morocco. Member of the P.B.F.A.


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