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THE BIBLE IN SPAIN, Or, The Journeys, Adventures & Imprisonments of an Englishman in An Attempt to Circulate the Scriptures

By: Borrow, George

Price: $124.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, James M. Campbell & Co: 1843

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39067


232 pages; Clean and tight in original brown cloth binding, some light spotting to the cloth over the front board, corners a bit turned in. A Very Nice example of this book, quite scarce in the First Edition. OCLC: 5039555 Borrow's vivid narrative of his travels through Portugal & Spain encompassing his 5 years service (1835-40) as an agent of the British & Foreign Bible Society, distributing a Protestant New Testament in a predominantly Catholic country. The book descr... View more info

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PARIS DAYS AND EVENINGS

By: Henry, Stuart Oliver

Price: $24.95

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40928


Clean and secure in lovely pictorial cloth binding - light green cloth with elaborate gilt lettering, image of young woman walking along a street in Paris. Top edges gilt, foredges untrimmed. Black and white illustrations throughout. Bookplate of Irving Lysander Foster on ffep. Foster was a scholar and teacher of French Language and Culture. Brown University awards an annual scholastic prize in his name. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actu... View more info

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GHARDAIA - OR, NINETY DAYS AMONG THE B'NI MOZAB ADVENTURES IN THE OASIS OF THE DESERT OF SAHARA

By: Naphegyi, G

Price: $84.95

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39071


Corner bumped, a bit of wear at spine ends, a very nice clean & tight in original publisher's pictorial cloth with gilt vignette of an Arab camel driver, a Camel, and Palm Tree on the front cover, gilt spine lettering. Engraved frontispiece and title page. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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CUBAN SKETCHES

By: Steele, James W

Price: $124.95

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39088


220 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial cloth binding with gilt image of palm trees on front cover. James W. Steele served as the United States Consul at Matanzas for some ten years, holding the post during the ten years of unsurrection 1868-1878. "Not only is the book filled with valuable information and prophetic utterances, it is cleverly and humorously written. Mr. Steele is a keen observer and a merciless critic, and deals justly with both the Spani... View more info