THE LIFE AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF EDWARD HENRY PALMER, Late Lord Almoner’s Professor of Arabic in the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Saint John’s College

London: John Murray, 1883. First edition. 8vo. ix, (2), 430 pp. Frontispiece portrait of the subject in Arabic dress, facsimiles. Palmer (1840-1882), an Orientalist by training, was killed in the Suez while on a mission for the British government. Inscribed on the front endpaper, “A. M. Charrington / from the author / June, 1883.” Full vellum, gilt, black morocco onlay on front board, leather spine labels, marbled boards. Small bookplate on front pastedown, some light foxing, else very good. Item #67021

Price: $100.00

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