ROBERTS (DAVID) The Holy Land, 3 vol.
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ROBERTS (DAVID) The Holy Land, 3 vol.
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ROBERTS (DAVID)
The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia... With Historical Descriptions by the Revd. George Croly, 3 vol., 4 lithographed titles with vignettes (including duplicate of title to volume 2), 120 lithographed plates on india paper by Louis Haghe after David Roberts, HAND-COLOURED AND MOUNTED ON CARD, portrait of Roberts by C. Baugniet on india paper, one engraved map, on stubs throughout, without list of subscribers, small library stamp on verso of plates and some text leaves, a few very small ink spots on one plate (Abbey no.104), bookplate of J. Whiteacre Allen, contemporary green half morocco gilt, g.e., rubbed, one cover detached, 2 joints cracked [Abbey Travel 385], elephant folio (608 x 415mm.), F.G. Moon, 1842-1849

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  • THE BEST ISSUE, WITH THE PLATES COLOURED BY HAND AND MOUNTED ON CARD. In this copy the plates are in good clean condition, with minimal cockling, and are bound in a different sequence to the Abbey copy.
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