Auction 111, Lot 9

"[Lot of 2] The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia", Roberts, David

Subject: Title Pages

Period: 1855 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

5.4 x 8.2 inches
13.7 x 20.8 cm

Lovely pair tinted lithographs from a quarto edition of this important work. First is the frontispiece from Volume IV showing the "Entrance to the Great Temple of Aboo-Simbel, Nubia," plate 187. The second is from Volume V showing the "Great Gateway, leading to the Temple of Karnak, Thebes," plate 170.


Condition: A

Light foxing in blank margins with a library blindstamp on the second print in bottom margin.

Estimate: $110 - $150


Closed on 6/8/2005