Lot 49 - JOHN CARNE - SYRIA, THE HOLY LAND, ASIA MINOR

49- JOHN CARNE - SYRIA, THE HOLY LAND, ASIA MINOR

3 books in one volume. Fisher, Son and Co, London, 1836-1838. 1st book 80 pp., 2nd book 76 pp., 3rd book 100 pp. 28.5x22cm. 2 maps and 120 full-page engravings. In a luxurious all-leather binding of the period with gilded inscriptions and motifs on the ribbed spine and cover, in very good condition except for the professional repair at the spine junction of the front cover, especially the inside of the book and the engravings are excellent. Atabey 199, Blackmer 291, Weber 1125.

A MASTERPIECE… BRITISH TRAVELER JOHN CARNE’S FAMOUS TRAVELOGUE OF HIS JOURNEY IN ANATOLIA, SYRIA AND THE HOLY LANDS WITH A FASCINATING PERSPECTIVE AND 120 ENGRAVINGS OF THE MOST FAMOUS ENGRAVING ARTISTS OF THE PERIOD...

Estimate: 861 - 1.148 EU

Starting Bid: 574 EU

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