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Book Number 3296 
Author William Bartlett 
Title Gleanings, Pictorial and Antiquarian, on the Overland Route. / By the Author of “Forty Days in the Desert.” 
Date c. 1851 
Publisher Hall, Virtue & Co. 
Place of Publication London 
Edition  
Volume Information  
Cover Contemporary ½ blue morocco with marble boards and gilt borders, spine in six compartments of raised gilt bands and gilt floral motifs, gilt text on two and four, top edge gilt, endpapers marbled.  
Illustration Complete with 28 steel-engraved plates, including the frontispiece and the engraved title. 
Size 8vo 
Condition Plates are generally clean and crisp, a fine copy, bound in decorative nineteenth-century binding. 
Provenance  
Pagination P. (4), blank, frontis, engr. title, blank, title, printer’s imprint, list of illustrations iii-iv, contents v-vi, preface i-ii, 3-256, (4). 
Reference Ibrahim-Hilmy 55; Hunnisett 118 
Translation Info  
Notes W. H. Bartlett was a most prolific and popular European traveler-artist of the 19th century. “A visit to the Mediterranean in 1850 with one of his sons – taking in Gibraltar, Granada and Malta – resulted in ‘Gleanings Pictorial and Antiquarian, on the Overland Route’.” (Hunnisett)  
Price (US$) 750  
Short Description Book Voyages General; Book Mediterranean; Book Plate Books General; 
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