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The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia. by ROBERTS David 1796-1864.  CROLY The Rev. George 1780-1860 - 1st Edition  - 1842 - from Madoc Books (SKU: 006328)

The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia.

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The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia.

by ROBERTS David 1796-1864. CROLY The Rev. George 1780-1860

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London, 20 Thread Needle Street.: Francis Graham Moon, 1842. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good +. Atlas Folio - over 23 - 25" tall. ROBERTS DAVID. HAGHE Louis 1806-1885. Often considered as the finest illustrated work on the Near East! 3 vols, 1st eds, 1842-43-49. Complete, 1 map, + 124 hand coloured tinted lithographs. In contemporary half red morocco over red morocco cloth, some gilt tooling. Spines, relaid, decorative gilt tooling & titles. Internally. Vol 1, 1842, portrait frontis, engraved titlepage, [8], [1], 2-30 pp, 44 pls (including 1 B&W portrait, the remainder tinted lithographs, hand coloured). Vol 2, 1843, 43 pls (hand coloured lithographs). Vol 3, 1849, 37 pls, + 1 map (B&W). A.e.g., green marbled endpapers, small stamp to recto of each Vols ep (H.E.H. Duplicate - probably Henry Edwards Huntington - February 27, 1850 - May 23, 1927 - he was an American railroad magnate & collector of art & rare books). Corner repairs to V1 & 2, 7 plates remounted, 2 new inner cloth joints, occasional light spotting. The red morocco cloth to vols 1 & 3, have been expertly replaced (c20C). (Elephant folio, 447*612 mm). (Abbey Travel 385/272. Tooley 401/2). Waldemar Januszczak wrote in a review in the Guardian in 1986. 'His pictures are determined to take your breath away. The artist tries every pictorial trick in the book, from the dramatically plunging perspective to the lonely ruin on a hill' and is 'unusually good for a British painter at sampling the dark, sumptuous . interiors of Catholic cathedrals' (ODNB)


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The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia.
ROBERTS David 1796-1864. CROLY The Rev. George 1780-1860
ROBERTS DAVID. HAGHE Louis 1806-1885
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Francis Graham Moon
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London, 20 Thread Needle Street.
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Atlas Folio - over 23 - 25"
Color Plates illustrated Middle East Holy Land
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Atlas Folio - over 23 - 25" tall

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