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Frith, Francis (1822-1898) Egypt and Palestine Photographed and Described.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
255
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Frith, Francis (1822-1898) Egypt and Palestine Photographed and Described. London: Virtue, [1858-1859?].
First edition, two folio volumes, illustrated with an oval portrait of a seated man demonstrating "Turkish Summer Costume" and seventy-five additional mounted albumen photographs; the set bound in uniform full-grain brown morocco, gilt-tooled on boards and spines, a.e.g., intact and functioning bindings, with surface rubbing, slightly worn corners; scattered foxing to some plates, water damage to last leaves of second volume, affecting the last few plates and subscribers list, 17 x 12 in. (2)
Estimate $3,000-4,000


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Egypt, Palestinian Territories, London

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