New York: Nelson & Phillips, 1876.
First edition. viii, 744p. Illustrated. Bound in publisher's full black morocco over beveled boards, a.e.g., the spine in uneven panels with gilt titles and ornaments, the covers with elaborate frames in gilt and with large central device of two travelers and their horses. Just the slighest edge wear, else the covers brilliant, the first 52 pages and a few in the rear with light and unobtrusive damping to the outer edge. Item #22474
A fine example of American publisher's leather binding.
The author was an eminent Methodist theologian who wrote a comprehensive account of his 1873-74 trip to Sinai and the Holy Land. Smith R28.