The Modern Traveller - Syria and Asia Minor , 2 Volumes

Author: (Conder, Josiah)
Price: $290.00
Publisher Location: London
Publisher: Imprint for James Duncan
Year Published: 1824
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Binding: Three-Quarter Leather
Edition: First Edition
A contemporary, original binding of black calf spine and corners, and brown marbled boards. Six guilt double lines across the spine, and gilt title "Modern Traveller" in one panel, with Syria & Asia Minor in a lower panel, with blind stamped emblems in the intervening 3 panels. Bindings in very good condition, with a bit of rubbing to the boards, and leather in very nice condition. Pages iv, 354 and iv, 356. Inside, Maps are very nice with no tears, and small stains only in the margins of one. The pages are remarkably clean with no stains, foxing or browning , only a bit of offsetting from the plates to the adjoining page. No prior owner marks. A near fine set of a scarce, early 19th Century book on Turkey and Syria (including what is now Lebanon). It is, surprisingly, a pleasure to read.
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