First edition of this wonderfully illustrated book, with illustrations in colour by W.S S. Tyrwhitt and additional plates by Reginald Barratt
First edition, and first printing. Beautifully and colourfully illustrated with tipped-in, tissue-guarded frontispiece, 57 fine colour plates accompanied by descriptions of the cities, and 4 black and white plates.
Published by Chatto and Windus, London, 1907. Publisher’s original green cloth boards, upper board lettered in gilt, with design of a Syrian tile of the XV111 century from a Damascus mosque, mounted in centre frame. Spine lettered in gilt. Top edges gilt.
Book Dimensions: 24 x 17 x 4.5 cm and Number of Pages: 301 including appendix, glossary and index
Solid, firm, and well bound volume. Nice and tidy copy. Minor wear to boards’ corners, and edges, with few marks on covers. Rubbing to head and foot of spine. Internally the book is in very good condition. No writing or inscription. Some rubbing to past down page. All pages are tightly held at the gutter. Inner hinges are very good. The text and plates are clean and bright (Please see pictures).
- Number of Books
- History, Illustrated, Travelling, Explorations, Cairo, Jerusalem, and Damascus, Travels
- Author/ Illustrator
- D. S. Margoliouth
- Book Title
- Cairo, Jerusalem and Damascus. Three Chief Cities of the Egyptian Sultans
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Chatto and Windus
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 24×17 cm