ALGERIA AND TUNIS. Painted and Described

(London: A. and C. Black, 1906).

FIRST EDITION, AND ONE OF ONLY A VERY FEW OF THE BLACK TRAVEL BOOKS ON AFRICAN LOCATIONS. Nesbitt provides us with stunning paintings of desert scenes, landscapes and people in traditional garb. The illustrations are quite transporting, as is the written account. Item #30132

First Edition. Illustrated throughout with 70 full page colour plates with tissue guards from the paintings of Frances E. Nesbitt, and one folding map. 4to, publisher’s original blue cloth, lettered in gilt and elaborately decorated in orange, yellow, and green in all-over Arabic designs on the upper cover and spine. viii, 228, folding map, 6 ads pp. A very handsome and well preserved copy, fresh and quite clean and in good order inside and out, a bit of the usual spotting to the endleaves.

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Price: $245.00