Picturesque Palestine Sinai & Egypt 1880 engraved plates 18 parts rare set
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$ 375.00

(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Serial Publications, Illustrated Books, Palestine, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, Street Scenes, Portraits).

Picturesque Palestine - Sinai & Egypt.
Published 1880, New York by D. Appleton & Co.
18 issues, each c. 24 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout, each part begins with a full page finely steel engraved image. 

Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers, these parts are the individual publisher subscription fasicules which were to eventually be bound up once the work was completed.

This run is the complete first 18 parts, it eventually went on to over 40 parts. All individual parts are uncommon/ scarce, long runs like this very scarce and possibly unique.

Set is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Set is not new or in "new" condition.

Bindings gently age worn, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, set remains overall attractive as an object.

Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.

Still attractive on the shelf. The set displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive. 

Please review photos for more detail showing how these parts survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.

Books Measure c. 13" H x 10 1/4" W.

[B8111].