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Printed Books, Maps & Documents

14 June 2017

Forster (Charles).

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Lot 11

Estimate: £200 - £300
Sold For: £270

The Historical Geography of Arabia; or, the Patriarchal Evidences of Revealed Religion, 2 volumes, 1st edition, 1844,
two folding maps contained in rear pockets (laid down, one repaired with redrawing in manuscript), page 25 in volume I with repaired margin, library stamps to titles and maps, modern calf-backed boards, spines with red and green labels, 8vo, together with Nineveh and its Remains, by Austen Henry Layard, 2 volumes, 5th edition, 1850, tinted lithographed frontispiece to each, folding maps and plans, illustrations, a little light spotting, contemporary calf, covers stamped with gilt armorial, spines with raised bands and gilt decoration, edges slightly rubbed, 8vo, plus History of the British Expedition to Egypt; to which is subjoined, a Sketch of the Present State of that Country and its Means of Defence, by Robert Thomas Wilson, 1st edition, 1802, portrait frontispiece, three folding maps, some light offsetting and spotting, endpapers renewed, contemporary half calf, modern reback, 4to, with two others including Edward William Lane's The Thousand and One Nights, commonly called, in England, the Arabian Nights' Entertainments, 3 volumes, 1839-41


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