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John Carne et al
SYRIA AND THE HOLY LAND ILLUSTRATED BY JOHN CARNE CIRCA 1861 TWO VOLUMES IN ONE
London Printing and Publishing Company, 1861. Good condition. [CARNE, JOHN; STAFFORD, W. COOKE]. Syria and the Holy Land Illustrated: in a Series of Magnificent Engravings, Exhibiting the Natural and Architectural Beauties of the Country: from Drawings taken on the Spot, by W. H. Bartlett and T. Allom; and Descriptions by John Carne, Esq.; with an Historical and Geographical Account of this Ancient Country, a Description of the Manners and Customs of its People, and full and Authentic Details of the Late Massacres of the Christian Inhabitants by W. Cooke Stafford, Esq. London: The London Printing and Publishing Company, n.d. [circa 1861]. Hardcover. First edition. Two volumes in one. Leather-bound. Quarto (280 x 220 x 45mm), pp. [2], 128; 108 + 118 engraved plates including 2 maps, title engravings, and tables. Contemporary half calf, cloth sides, titles gilt, all page edges gilt. Condition: Collated complete. Binding tight and secure. Slight rubbing to extremities and soiling to covers. Some light scattered foxing and marginal stains. Good. Note: London Printing and Publishing Company, London and New York, [1861-1863]. Although there is no date of publication, it is sure that it was printed after the 1860 massacres in Syria. The dissertation of W. Cooke Stafford describes the massacres of the Syrian Christians. Paypal preferred. International tracked shipping, dispatched securely and promptly. Please view my other books. [Attributes: First Edition]
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