Item #3863 Unexplored Syria. Richard Burton.

Unexplored Syria

London: Tinsley Brothers, 1872. First Edition. Hardcover. Visits to the Libanus, the Tulul el Safa, the Anti-Libanus, the Northern Libanus and the Ala. First ed. Penzer pp 85-88. Two volumes: 360 pp, folding map, plates, text ill. 400 pp, plates & text ill. In most of the copies the binder inserted the plates incorrectly so the list of illustrations is faulty and the plates are bound in different order in different copies. Burton, COnsul at Damascus (1865-1871) traveled to Syria to explore it and Lebanon. Nicely bound in half leather over marbled boards, marbled endpapers, raised spine bands, gilt rules on bands. A good looking set showing little wear. Scarce. VG+. VG+. Item #3863

Price: $6,000.00

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