SYRIA AND LEBANON--BONFILS (AND OTHERS?)
Album of forty-two photographs of Syria and Baalbek titled "Syrie, avril 1874". [c.1874]
Large oblong folio (465 x 615mm.), 42 albumen prints (185 x 250mm. to 285 x 390mm.), individually mounted on thick card, recto only, each captioned in pencil on the mount, contemporary red half morocco gilt, upper cover titled and dated in gilt, spine in compartments with raised bands, red cloth boards, minor wear and dampstaining to covers
Large format photographs, comprising 17 of the city of Damascus and environs, 22 of Baalbek (including one of the traveller/compiler of this album with his encampment), 2 of cedar trees in Lebanon and one view of Beirut.
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
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