Elder Books & Collectables
Elder Books & Collectables is located in Ross on Wye, UK
1850 Forty Days in the Desert by W H Bartlett - Leather Prize Binding
REF: ES1627 / LA358604
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Forty days in the desert, on the track of the Israelites or a journey from Cairo by Wady Feiran, to Mount Sinai & Petra by W.H.Bartlett, published by Arthur Hall & co, London circa 1850 Hardback bound in a 19th century full leather prize binding with marbled endpapers & page edges gilt, gilt motif to front & rear boards from the Elizabeth college guernsey with prize bookplate to front pastedown dated 1859, extra engraved title page, numerous full page engravings, complete with folding map Book measures approx 10 x 7 inches with 5 + 206 pages. A great travel book bound in an attractive full leather binding
Elder Books & Collectables has clarified that the 1850 Forty Days in the Desert by W H Bartlett - Leather Prize Binding (LA358604) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being Circa 1850
Few marks & light scuffs to boards, corners bumped, occasional light foxing or minor mark to pages, foxing a little heavier to endpapers. Overall a very good copy with boards firmly attached & gilt bright to leather spine.
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This 1850 Forty Days in the Desert by W H Bartlett - Leather Prize Binding is located in Ross on Wye, UK