BUCKINGHAM, James Silk.
Travels among the Arab tribes inhabiting the countries east of Syria and Palestine,
including a journey from Nazareth to the mountains beyond the Dead Sea, and from thence through the plains if the Hauran to Bozra, Damascus, Tripoly, Lebanon, Baalbeck, and by the valley of the Orontes to Seleucia, Antioch, and Aleppo. With an appendix co
First edition. 4to., xvi, 670 pp., folding map, 28 vignettes, contemporary polished calf gilt by Robert Seton, Edinburgh ('bookbinder to the King'), his ticket to front paste-down, covers ruled in gilt, gilt panelled spine in six compartments, gilt lighthouse to the first, red morocco label to second, raised bands, marbled edges, a fine example.