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W. G. Palgrave
WILLIAM GIFFORD PALGRAVE Central and Eastern Arabia 1st ed.
London: Macmillan, 1865. William Gifford Palgrave - Narrative of a Year's Journey through Central and Eastern Arabia (1862-63) London, Macmillan, 1865 (1st ed.) xii,466 & 398pp.; port. frontis., map and 4 plans. An excellent, fresh tight and clean set in contemporary full calf prize binding with gilt armorial crests to upper and lower covers, the spines gilt in raised bands; edges and endpapers marbled. Short closed repair to small tear at edge of the large folding map (col.) of Arabia; just a touch of foxing verso endpapers and frontis. The prize binding is from St. Mary's College, Oscott, and the presentation inscription is to Edwin de Lisle, who was Conservative MP for Loughborough from 1886 to 1892. [Attributes: First Edition]
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