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The land and the book or, biblical illustrations drawn from the manners and customs, the scenes and scenery of the Holy Land: Southern Palestine and Jerusalem

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The land and the book or, biblical illustrations drawn from the manners and customs, the scenes and scenery of the Holy Land: Southern Palestine and Jerusalem

by THOMSON, William

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1880 1ed Holy Land Illustrations BIBLE Palestine Israel Jerusalem Jericho MAPS

In 1859, American missionary William Thomson published a report recounting his experiences in the Middle East – 'The Land and the Book'. It was a book written to give context to Biblical stories as well as illustrate many of the locations and places described in the Bible. This volume entitled 'Southern Palestine and Jerusalem' covers the most iconic places in the Holy Land, such as Jerusalem, Jericho, the Mount of Olives, Damascus, and other Old and New Testament locations.

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THOMSON, William

The land and the book or, biblical illustrations drawn from the manners and customs, the scenes and scenery of the Holy Land: Southern Palestine and Jerusalem

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1880. First Harper edition.


Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages

o xx, 592

o 100+ illustrations and folding maps

· Language: English

· Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure

o Decorative green cloth

· Size: ~9.25in X 7.25in (23.5cm x 18cm)

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
16011
Title
The land and the book or, biblical illustrations drawn from the manners and customs, the scenes and scenery of the Holy Land: Southern Palestine and Jerusalem
Author
THOMSON, William
Format/binding
Hardcover; tight and secure
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Brothers
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1880
Keywords
1880 1ed Holy Land Illustrations BIBLE Palestine Israel Jerusalem Jericho MAPS rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian

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