Original publisher's green cloth, gilt on front board and blindstamped on back board. All edges gilt. The extra litographed title page bears the title in gilt. A double page coloured map bound in at the rear, 24 magnificent chromotypographs which are protected by tissue guards, of which one showing the walled city of Jerusalem, a lithograph and 54 xylographs, all hors texte. Some of the chromotypographs with additional handcolouring. A few woodcuts in the text.
Rebacked with a plain cloth spine and a gilt title label. Missing two preliminary text leaves. Some very minor foxing throughout and some very occasional spotting, but the plates generally clean. The corners bumped and some occasional edgewear.
Overall an attractive copy of this work.
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