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Catalogue of Antiquarian Books 1700-1900

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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber V65773

Author
Title FLOWERS OF THE HOLY LAND - FLEURS DE LA TERRE SAINTE - JERUSALEM
PlacePub London
Publisher N P
Date 1890 approx)
Illustrations 12 arrangements of flowers etc. facing page-mounted real photographs of captioned views in the photoplate
Description Oblong duodecimo (165x103mm) olive wood bevelled edges and carved with series of crosses with lower cover black lettered "Jerusalem" with decorated titled pink cloth spine. TP printed in blue in English and French with stylized floral border in blue. The photographs show horse drawn carriages only and unpaved roads, no buildings outside the city walls, and wooden houses at the Jaffa Gate. The pressed flowers are in good condition for their age and rather more elaborate, careful arrangements with some color retained than is usually found. There are as always a few minor losses to tips of some arrangements but all are pleasing in design.
Booknumber V65773
Price Price: GBP 38.00 or USD 48.00
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