The Crescent and the Cross, or Romance and Realities of Eastern Travel

Author: Warburton, Eliot
Price: $70.00
Publisher Location: New York
Publisher: Wiley & Putnam
Year Published: 1845
Book Condition: Very Good Plus
Binding: 3/4 Leather
Travel in 1843 to the Middle East. Pages xiv, 238 and 242.Volume one is mostly on Egypt, with a bit on Nubia (Sudan) and Ethiopia. Volume two is mostly on Syria,Lebanon and Palestine with a bit on Turkey and Greece at the end. Some minor foxing , otherwise clean and tight. Black 3/4 calf with marbled boards and marbled endpapers. The spines have raised bands with gilt decoration, and gilt titles, some slight edgewear. A very popular book in its day, and still very readable. Pages vix, 268 and vii, 242.
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