Nice❤️Bible Illustrations_Scenes Holy Land_Palestine_Jerusalem_Syria_Middle East

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Seller: craminn (1,632) 100%, Location: Sherwood, Oregon, Ships to: US, Item: 223974684415 due to ebay raising the book fees to 12 %, including the shipping cost --I have some books posted in either an antique, art, or a collectible category, but you can......... CLICK HERE to see my other rare antique books. I ALWAYS HAVE a nice selection -- and PLEASE CLICK HERE; To see my son's old books A gorgeous book for you library! Title: The land and the book; or, biblical illustrations drawn from the manners and customs, the scenes and scenery, of the Holy Land. author: William Thomson, DD Published: - London, T Nelson & sons, 1862 -1st?Binding: -full soft calf leather with gilt decorated, 5 slightly raised spine bands, and marbled page edges & endpapers size = apx 7.75" by 5.25" w/ 718 pages apx 140 ILLUSTRATIONS & MAPS 12 of these colored chromos, full page with tissue guards plus a huge fold out map of Palestine [ apx. 19" by 16"] Contents - Thomson was a missionary for 45 years in the Syria & Palestine areas; his travels and descriptions provide an exhaustive study of Biblical lands, their peoples, their customs, scenery, tombs, Mosques, etc."The Land and the Book" is a captivating account of the author's experiences during a pilgrimage to the Holy Land undertaken in 1857. Thomson is accompanied by an unnamed individual whose questions enable the author to recount his experiences and illustrate stories from the Bible. They set out from Beirut in January riding South to Sidon and Tyre from where they cut inland and arrived in Palestine via the Hula Valley. They visited Safad, Tiberias, Nazareth and Jenin before returning to the coast at Caesarea and South to Jaffa, Ashdod and Gaza. From Gaza they turned North via Bayt Jibrin, Hebron and Bethlehem ending the journey in Jerusalem. and so much more! Condition: Please zoom in on photos carefully as they are part of the description. I am human and sometimes miss a thing or 2, but I try to mention the book's main faults. all of my books are VERY OLD and have 100+ years of wear to varying degrees very good to excellent condition for its age [ 1862] :boards - secure in sturdy shape - few spotstextblock- pages very secure outer joints- very goodspine - very good, I don't know if you can see it in my picture, but there may have been a spine label at one point, now the title is in gilt on the spine and it looks newertips- very goodinner hinges- very good pages- Very good condition - just a few spots, except apx 10 leaves towards the back [this includes apx 5 leaves of the index] - I think I showed you the worse one [ stains in the margins] writing- inscription on ffep with the date of 1862rips /folds- no rips that I saw other than 2 on the map [ small & on the edge - taped with doc tape] / 2 folds, one of them kind of bad in the margin area [looks like the edge of the page was scrunched in from the bindery!other- marbling on the page edges is still very bright! REALLY A NICE BOOK to add to your library please Add me to your Favorites list AND check back now and then to see what's new! I do combine ship, but only if you "request total from seller" BEFORE YOU PAY -otherwise I can't send you a new mail SHIPPING TO USA ONLY - It can take up to 14 days to get back East [rare, but it does happen] I use recycled packing materials to save the planet and to save you $ - I always pack well! -thanks! #0018-A1 refund policy - due to the excuses used for returns/ refunds - I do except returns BUT - I do not refund any shipping costs OR refund paypal's % [apx 3% when money was sent to me, 3% paypal will take out of your refund] -so please ask questions if you are unsure or I missed anything. THANKSfor understanding --and remember -this book is very old and may have accumulated bad smells along the way [musty basement/ mildew/ smoke] - I have found that dryer sheets in them for a few months makes a world of difference! some of my books get sold right away so please consider using this trick before deciding to return it! My nose doesn't work like it use to so the old book smell doesn't bother me. As far as I can tell -these books have a light musty smell -I will put in extra dryer sheets. Condition: PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO CHECK OUT OUR OTHER RARE BOOKS -and read below -THANKS

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