SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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THOMSON, William McClure.
The Land and the Book.

Published
London: T. Nelson & Sons., 1862.
Plates
12
Binding/Size
S=8vo
Value
0-5000
Published
London: T. Nelson & Sons., 1862.
Ref
398

8vo. Contemporary gilt calf, with raised bands and lettered gilt title label to spine. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers. 12 hand coloured prints & one map. P. Frontis title preface introduction pp 19-699 index 700-718. map torn. Some foxing & staining, otherwise a good example of this work. Coloured plates in order: 1. Frontispiece. Bethlehem. 2. Assyrian Sculptures at the Nahr El Kelb or Dog River. 3. Sidon. 4. Tyre. 5. Cedars of Lebanon. 6. The Sea of Galilee. 7. Mount Tabor. 8. Mount Carmel. 9. Fords of the [River] Jordan. 10. Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives. 11. Mosque of Omar. 12. Bethany.