ROBERTS, DAVID. 1796-1864. The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia. London: Day & Son, 1855-56.

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ROBERTS, DAVID. 1796-1864.
The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia. London: Day & Son, 1855-56.

Sold for US$ 3,442 inc. premium
ROBERTS, DAVID. 1796-1864.
The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia. London: Day & Son, 1855-56.
6 volumes. 4to (290 x 202 mm). 248 tinted lithographed plates including titles and portraits, and 2 untinted maps by Louis Haghe after Roberts. Publisher's blue cloth, covers blocked with wide gilt borders and centered with gilt armorial ensigns of Jerusalem, spines elaborately gilt, edges gilt. Rubbed, scattered foxing, throughout, a few fingermarks.

FIRST QUARTO EDITION IN ORIGINAL CLOTH. "The most ambitious and impressive of English books illustrated with lithographs" (Ray English 88). Abbey Travel 272, 385 and 388.
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ROBERTS, DAVID. 1796-1864. The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia. London: Day & Son, 1855-56.
ROBERTS, DAVID. 1796-1864. The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia. London: Day & Son, 1855-56.
ROBERTS, DAVID. 1796-1864. The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia. London: Day & Son, 1855-56.
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