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Roberts, David
THE HOLY LAND, SYRIA, IDUMEA, ARABIA... WITH HISTORICAL DESCRIPTIONS BY THE REVD. GEORGE CROLY. LONDON: F.G. MOON, 1842-1849
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Roberts, David
THE HOLY LAND, SYRIA, IDUMEA, ARABIA... WITH HISTORICAL DESCRIPTIONS BY THE REVD. GEORGE CROLY. LONDON: F.G. MOON, 1842-1849
Estimate
40,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 50,000 GBP
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Roberts, David
THE HOLY LAND, SYRIA, IDUMEA, ARABIA... WITH HISTORICAL DESCRIPTIONS BY THE REVD. GEORGE CROLY. LONDON: F.G. MOON, 1842-1849
2 volumes, large folio (600 x 420mm.), lithographic portrait of Roberts by C. Baugniet on india paper mounted, 2 hand-coloured mounted lithographic titles, 120 hand-coloured lithographic plates, all mounted on card in imitation of watercolours, as issued, Louis Haghe after David Roberts, original brown half morocco over brown pebbled cloth, upper covers blocked in gilt, some spotting, expert repairs to spine
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Provenance

Frederick Straker, armorial bookplate

Literature

Abbey, Travel 385

Catalogue Note

The deluxe hand-coloured edition of Roberts's monumental work on the Holy Land.

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