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Osborn, Reverend Henry S. (1814-1895) Palestine, Past and Present

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2687B
Lot:
229
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2687B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 17, 2013 11:00AM

Description:

Osborn, Reverend Henry S. (1814-1895) Palestine, Past and Present. Philadelphia: Challen & Son, 1859.
Octavo, illustrated with the portrait frontispiece, the full-page steel engraving of Tyre, four of the five "chromographic engravings" called for on the contents page (lacking the flowers of Palestine), and the large folding map, bound in purple blind-stamped publisher's cloth, the spine quite sunned, chipped at the head with loss, the map torn, with wear along the folds resulting in some separation, some areas of browning, 9 1/2 x 6 in.
Estimate $200-300


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Palestinian Territories, Philadelphia, purple blind-stamped publisher, steel engraving

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