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Lands of the Bible by J. W. McGarvey. 1881.

Lands of the Bible: A Geographical and Topographical Description of Palestine, with Letters of Travel in Egypt, Syria, Asia Minor and Greece by J. W. McGarvey. J. B. Lippincott and Co. 1881. (c1880 by J. W. McGarvey) 6" x 9" 624 page, plus full page unnunbered illustrations, Hardcover with no dust jacket. Faded gilt lettering on spine. I believe this is a rebound book, but an older job. I would guess from the 1940"s or earlier. Faux black leather with light cover edge wear. Small spots of standing on the top of the page block. Black endpapers are clean. Previous owner name and information on the reverse of the frontispiece and at the top of the table of contents In ballpoint pen. Also, a bit of staining from a dry substance on the reverse of the frontispiece. Where is light water standing on the lower corner of the first few pages. A bit of foxing on the first few pages. There were a few page corner folds. There are a few pencil check marks in the list of illustrations. There are other miscellaneous flaws, but basically the pages are clean. Errata slip glued in after the index. Binding is tight with no looseness to pages. Not ex-library, not remaindered and not a facsimile reprint. For sale by Jon Wobber, bookseller since 1978. IF19a