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Auction 114, Lot 748

"Syria, The Holy Land, Asia Minor, &c Vol. III Illustrated",

Subject: Miscellaneous Books - Holy Land

Period: 1838 (published)


Color: Black & White

8.5 x 11 inches
21.6 x 27.9 cm
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Volume III only [of 3] containing a fine collection of steel engraved plates of nineteenth century Palestine, Syria, Asia Minor and Turkey. The illustrations were drawn by William Bartlett and Thomas Allom, two of the most important illustrators of the period. Descriptions of the plates by John Carne, Esq. 100 pp. 2 maps (Asia Minor and Syria) and 46 views. Hardbound in embossed cloth, quarter leather with gilt titling on spine.


Condition: C

Binding rubbed, contents and plates with scattered foxing throughout.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $190

Closed on 3/1/2006