Lot 646: J. Ross Browne visits middle east 1853

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:47:58

Lot 646: Author: Browne, J. Ross; Title: Yusef; or the Journey of the Frangi, a Crusade in the East; Place Published: New York; Publisher: Harper & Brothers; Date Published: 1853; Description: [2], xii, [13]-421 + 6 ad pp. Illustrated with wood engravings in the text. 19.5x12 cm (7¾x4¾"), original gilt-pictorial cloth. First Edition.The multi-faceted talent that was J. Ross Browne set out for eastern lands, with sketches of Constantinople, Damascus, and other lands and cities of the middle east. Ownership signature of J. Haskell Stearns, dated San Francisco, 1853, to front free endpaper, his ink name to title page along with ownership inscription of Henry La Bell, the latter dated 1856.Lots sold without reserve are sold "as Is" and are not returnable under any circumstances. The minimum shipping and handling per invoice is $20 for shipments to the US and $30 for shipments outside the US, please consider this when determining your bid amount. Condition: Covers rubbed and worn, 1x¾" piece of spine strip missing at top, old paper label; some soiing and aging within, good, sold as is. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $10-100
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