The Land and the Book; or, Biblical Illustrations Drawn from the Manners and Customs, the Scenes and Scenery of the Holy Land. W. M. Thomson.
The Land and the Book; or, Biblical Illustrations Drawn from the Manners and Customs, the Scenes and Scenery of the Holy Land
The Land and the Book; or, Biblical Illustrations Drawn from the Manners and Customs, the Scenes and Scenery of the Holy Land

The Land and the Book; or, Biblical Illustrations Drawn from the Manners and Customs, the Scenes and Scenery of the Holy Land

London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1905. Octavo. Item #022561

. Frontispiece, 718pp., illustrated with tissue guards present. This edition was designed for the British readers which takes us over a part of Southern Syria and over Palestine, but in a direction opposite to that pursued by most travelers. Most often, travelers enter from the South. The author takes us on his tour through the North side. There is a large color folding map of Palestine, a map of lake Tiberias and a folding plan of Jerusalem. An interesting travel book that discusses plants, animals, caves, burial customs and more. Given as a gift presented by the Governors of Christ's Hospital to A.W. Cockmill for Deputy Grecians class examination July, 1921. A beautiful copy bound in full tree calf trimmed in gilt, raised bands with compartments beautifully stamped in gilt, brown morocco spine label gilt, marbled endpapers(renewed at some point) all edges marbled, no foxing except a few spots to endsheets, clean and fresh internally.

Price: $175.00

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