[SOLD] Arthur Penrhyn Stanley – Sinai and Palestine – 1889
An early account of a journey in the 1850s across Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria, with attractive fold-out maps and other illustrations.
Sections on Cairo, Jerusalem, Lebanon, The Dead Sea, Palestine and others. With historical and religious descriptions of sites.
Published by John Murray in 1889. Hardback. Red leather with embossed school crest on front board and bookplate (dated 1892) pasted to inside front cover. Decorative gilt spine and edging. Marbled front and rear endpapers, plus marbled text block.
In good condition. Some wear and fading to spine. Corners good with only minimal bumping. Spotting to early pages but otherwise clean. With