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The Ruins of Palmyra, otherwise Tedmor in the Desart [Desert] by  Robert Wood - First Edition  - 1753 - from Arroyo Seco Books (SKU: 025160)

The Ruins of Palmyra, otherwise Tedmor in the Desart [Desert]

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The Ruins of Palmyra, otherwise Tedmor in the Desart [Desert]

by Wood, Robert

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
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London, 1753. First Edition . Full Leather, Gilt. Very Good. 20 5/8" x 14 1/8. Plates. Vi, 50 Pp, Followed By 38 Plates. The Index Indicates There Should Be 57 Plates, Of Which 19 Are Lacking (The Plates Still Present Are 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 27, 29, 30, 32, 33, 34, 36, 38, 40, 41, 42, 44, 46, 48, 49, 50, 51, 53, 54, 55, 56). 20" X 14 1/2". Contemporary Full Calf, Blind Tooled Panels With Corners Tooled On Boards, Ornately Gilt Spine, Morocco Spine Label, All Edges Colored Red. No Names Or Marks Except A Couple Of Tiny Pencil References. Covers Worn, Corners Worn And Frayed, Joints Cracked But Held Firmly By Cords, 3/16" Loss Along Bottom Edge Of Spine. Pages Clean And Fresh. International Postage At Usps Insured Rates.

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Bookseller
Arroyo Seco Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
025160
Title
The Ruins of Palmyra, otherwise Tedmor in the Desart [Desert]
Author
Wood, Robert
Illustrator
Plates
Format/binding
Full Leather, Gilt
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1753
Keywords
General
Bookseller catalogs
Rare And Unusual Books; Art; "Southwest Asian and Egyptian ("Middle Eastern") History;
Size
20 5/8" x 14 1/8

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About Arroyo Seco Books

Arroyo Seco Books lists over 20,000 used and unusual books in all fields, including physics, art, philosophy, social science, literature, science fiction, etc. We also have a large stock of prints, antiquarian and modern. Most items are listed in about 100 catalogs titled by subject matter on this site. We purchase large and interesting private libraries. All stock is on line. Member of IOBA. Shipping set at fixed rates but large items may require additional postage. International shipments sent only by insured USPS mail. Shipments to the UK require USPS Priority Express Mail in order to fully insure, since March 1, 2020. Sales within California may be subject to California sales tax; sales tax may be required for shipments to other states that require sales tax for inbound shipments. International shipments may be subject to fees and/or VAT which are responsibility of the buyer. Contact: Stephen Clauser, 626-372-3863.

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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]
calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding.  Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat...[more]
spine label
The paper or leather descriptive tag attached to the spine of the book, most commonly providing the title and author of the...[more]
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]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[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]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,...[more]

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