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The Arab's Ride in Cairo. A Legend of the Desert. Illustrated and illuminated by Mrs. Wolfe Murray by  G.J Whyte-Melville - Printed by Schenk & McFarlane, Edinburgh. Dedicated to the Duche - 1855 - from James Cummins Bookseller (SKU: 59461)

The Arab's Ride in Cairo. A Legend of the Desert. Illustrated and illuminated by Mrs. Wolfe Murray

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The Arab's Ride in Cairo. A Legend of the Desert. Illustrated and illuminated by Mrs. Wolfe Murray

by Whyte-Melville, G.J

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Bound in full contemporary pebbled green morocco gilt, sides with bevelled edges, edges gilt and gauffered. Slight rubbing to co
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Edinburgh: Seton & Mackenzie; London: Houlston & Stoneman, 1855. Printed by Schenk & McFarlane, Edinburgh. Dedicated to the Duchess of Gloucester. Chromolithographic title page and 13 other numbered plates with black and white lithographic vignette and chromolithographed text and borders, printed on stiff cards, by Schenck & McFarlane, after illustrations by Mrs. Wolfe Murray. 1 vols. Small 4to. Bound in full contemporary pebbled green morocco gilt, sides with bevelled edges, edges gilt and gauffered. Slight rubbing to corners and joints, inscriptions on flyleaf, the earliest dated "Gertrude Hope, 1856.. Murray, Wolfe. Printed by Schenk & McFarlane, Edinburgh. Dedicated to the Duchess of Gloucester. Chromolithographic title page and 13 other numbered plates with black and white lithographic vignette and chromolithographed text and borders, printed on stiff cards, by Schenck & McFarlane, after illustrations by Mrs. Wolfe Murray. 1 vols. Small 4to. Scottish Chromolithography. Biscotti, Six Centuries of Foxhunting, p. 408

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Bookseller
James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
59461
Title
The Arab's Ride in Cairo. A Legend of the Desert. Illustrated and illuminated by Mrs. Wolfe Murray
Author
Whyte-Melville, G.J
Format/binding
Chromolithographic title page and 13 other numbered plates with black and white lithographic vignette and chromolithographed tex
Book condition
Used - Bound in full contemporary pebbled green morocco gilt, sides with bevelled edges, edges gilt and gauffered. Slight rubbing to co
Quantity-available
1
Edition
Printed by Schenk & McFarlane, Edinburgh. Dedicated to the Duche
Publisher
Seton & Mackenzie; London: Houlston & Stoneman
Place of Publication
Edinburgh
Date Published
1855
Keywords
British | Chromolithography | British | Horses
Bookseller catalogs
Illustrated Books; Literature;

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Founded in 1978 by James Cummins, the firm has grown to include two New Jersey locations as well as the main store at 699 Madison Avenue (between 62nd and 63rd Streets) in New York City.Hours: Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (During July & August, until 4:00 p.m. on Fridays.)The Madison Avenue store is a seventh-floor oasis for book-lovers, a quiet and pleasantly furnished book room with a carefully chosen, expertly catalogued and broad-based selection of fine and rare books, autographs, manuscripts, and works of art. We have built notable private collections for American and international clients. Our stock is always changing, and our steady input from private buying and public auctions assures our clients of new surprises (and temptations!) at each visit. Our stock covers a wide range of collecting interests, with particular emphasis in the following fields: British and American Literature, Sporting Books, Private Press and Illustrated Books, 19th-Century Color Plate Books, Americana, Travel, Sets and Fine Bindings, History, and Authors' Manuscripts and Letters. Our catalogued inventory exceeds 50,000 titles, much of which can be searched on the internet. In addition, our New Jersey warehouse contains over 400,000 books in all subject areas. We might have the books you're looking for.

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vignette
A decorative design or illustration placed at the beginning or end of a ... [More]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [More]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
pebbled
Pebbled cloth or leather describes the covering of a hardcover book with a decorative texture of repeated small raised bumps,... [More]
title page
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