Temple Excursions Tunis Algeria Africa 1835 rare set 2 vol old books mapsBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Excursions in the Mediterranean. Algiers and Tunia. by Major Sir G. T. Temple.
Issued London, 1835 by Saunders & Otley. 2 volumes.
In fine 19th century 3/4 leather, spines richly gilt decorated with gilt stamps, rules, raised bands, contrasting gilt leather title labels, marbled boards.
Lithographed frontis with period full hand color heightened in gum arabic as issued, 2 folding lithographed maps, lithographed frontis to vol. 2.
Text blocks clean, tight, sound. Bindings lightly rubbed with minor surface scuffing along joints, a handsome and well preserved set.
Each book measures c. 7 5/8" H x 5 " W.