J.S. Campion's incredibly beautiful travel book On Foot in Spain: A Walk from the Bay of Biscay to the Mediterranean. In English. Published by Chapman & Hall in 1879. Second edition. Hardbound in red leather embossed with gold. Interior edges gold embossed, as well. Marbled edges and end papers. Six full-page black and white illustrations from original sketches by the author.
An engaging and luxurious book on Spain in the 19th century. An early walking tour by a travel writer.
In very good condition. Some wear on edges and corners of cover, but binding is very tight. A bit of foxing on first and last pages, but interior pages are clean. Ex libris paste down on back of front cover with coat of arms "Arthur J. Davy."
This book measures 8 3/4 H x 5 7/8 W x 1 1/4 D inches, and weighs 2 lbs. 1 3/4 oz.