Oldest of Old World 1860 Sophia May Eckley Middle East Egypt Turkey TravelogueBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Travelogues, Middle East, Egypt, Female Authors).
The Oldest of the Old World, by Sophia May Eckley.
Published 1860, London by Richard Bentley.
300 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontispiece of ancient Egyptian obelisk protected by original tissue guards.
Chronicles a trip visiting southern Italy, Malta, Egypt, Constantinople, Rhodes and Greece.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering and cover designs, embossed cover designs. 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. 8" H x 5 1/2" W.