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Visits to Monasteries in the Levant by Robert Curzon - Hardcover - Full leather - 1865 - from Madden Books (SKU: M00463)

Visits to Monasteries in the Levant

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Visits to Monasteries in the Levant

by Robert Curzon

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  • very good
  • hardcover
Condition
Very Good/No DJ
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5th edition. Very Good HC. Full dark blue polished morocco over boards; covers gilt stamped with thin single rule frame enclosing double rule frame with floral spandrels; spine with 5 raised bands; 4 panels with large fleurons, 2 with titles; 'London 1865' at spine tail; turn-ins decorated in very fine fleuron and vine pattern; marbled endpapers in rich red double comb wave pattern; all edges gilt; ribbon marker. Bright, clean covers and spine; very slight rubbing wear at fore corners, boards just exposed at lower corners; short light scrape on front cover at inner edge; some rubbing at spine cover joints with short partial cracks - still tightly bound (endpapers firm, not cracked; book plate on front pastedown 'George Raymond Bunker'; bright, clean interior - no foxing or darkening; fold-out plan of Holy Sepulchre intact and Fine condition; ribbon marker intact, probably fragile. 'Numerous woodcuts.' From the collection of Ellsworth Bunker (U.S. Ambassador to Argentina, Italy, India, South Vietnam, and Organization of American States). 12mo, 367 pp; no publisher's adverts.

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Bookseller
Madden Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
M00463
Title
Visits to Monasteries in the Levant
Author
Robert Curzon
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No DJ
Quantity-available
1
Edition
Full leather
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
John Murray
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1865
Keywords
CURZON, MIDDLE EAST, SYRIA, ISRAEL, JEWS, TURKS, TURKISH, JEWISH, JUDAISM, ISLAM, FINE BINDINGS

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About Madden Books

I am a book collector and seller with many years experience. My particular areas of interest are politics, history, law, economics, labor and sociology. I also collect and sell Vermont and New England books, pamphlets, ephemera and magazines. I have general stock of literature, sciences, arts, world and regional politics & history.

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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]
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]
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]
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]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
12mo
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plate
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