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The City of the Caliphs: A Popular Study of Cairo and Its Environs and the Nile and Its Antiquities

by Reynolds-Ball, Eustace A

First Edition

Price: $100.00
from: Rose's Books, IOBA


  • Seller Inventory #: 006238
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Illustrator: Illustrated
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Estes and Lauriat
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1897
  • Keywords: EGYPT TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHS ANTIQUE

Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1897. Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1897. First Edition [1897]. 8vo, pp. [8], 335; 20 photogravure plates with printed tissue guards. Publisher's red silk binding with elaborate decoration in gilt, fancy lettering, two sphinx heads, pyramid, Islamic intertwined motif. Spine similarly decorated, top edge gilt. Beveled edges, red silk ribbon marker. A couple of pages badly cut (does not affect text), spine quite faded. Nice example of the binder's art. Very good condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Illustrated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.