Narrative of a Voyage to Madeira, Teneriffe, and along the Shores of the Mediterranean, including a visit to Algiers, Egypt, Palestine, Tyre, Rhodes, Telmessus, Cyprus, and Greece with observations on the present state and prospects of Egypt and Palestine, and on the climate, natural history, and antiquities of the countries visited Second Edition enlarged and revised 1844

Wilde, W.R.

$850.00

Place Published: 2 colour maps, b&w text engravings
Edition: 2nd Edition
Date Published: 1844
Illustrator: 2 colour maps, b&w text engravings
Size: 8vo

2nd Edition, revised and enlarged, of William Wilde’s narrative of his journey to Madeira, Teneriffe, the Middle East etc, describing his travels and observations in the region which he undertook in 1837; 2 full-page colour maps – Plan of Jerusalem, and Chart of the Coast of Tyre (this latter stated in list of illustrations to p.336 but in fact p. 356), b&w text engravings; William Wilde was a prominent Irish doctor and author, producing works on medicine, archaeology, and Irish folklore, he was the father of Oscar Wilde; this copy new bound in half black leather with gilt bands and titling to spine, marbled boards, new endpapers; occasional light foxing in text, archival repair to top corner of one page (prelims), and edge of illustrations page, o.w. Very Good throughout.

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