Eastern Manners New Testament History 1859 Robert Jamieson illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Religion, Christianity, Orientalism).
Eastern Manners Illustrative of the New Testament History, by Rev. Robert Jamieson.
Published 1859, Edinburgh by William Oliphant and Co.
525 pages. Text in English. Publisher's catalog at rear. Engraved half title protected by original tissue guard, several small line drawings throughout the text.
Great pictorial spine depicts a camel and bedouin man in front of a palm tree.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt pictorial spine decorations and title lettering, embossed (stamped in blind) ruled covers. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7" H x 4 3/4" W.