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London: James Nisbet, 1861. Very scarce first edition. Green covers with gilt and gilt rules to upper board, bevelled edges, 319pp plus 12pp adverts. Engraved frontis, brown endpapers. General modest wear and rubbing to cover extrems, slightly more so to head and foot of spine, which is faded. Upper hinge cracked but holding well, ffep one-third detached and creased. Light water stain on frontis verso and noticeable on edge of frontis. Lower joint has 4cm split. Page edges dusty with a few marks. Binding strained in a couple of places, otherwise internally clean and tight. Overall a decent copy. Ref:104175. First Edition. Buckram. G+/N/a. 13x20cm.
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- Church Street Books (GB)
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- Sunsets on the Hebrew Mountains
- J. R. MacDuff (Rev)
- Book condition
- Used - G+
- Jacket condition
- First Edition
- James Nisbet
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