EGYPT and PALESTINE | Album of photographs, circa 1880s
EGYPT AND PALESTINE--SEBAH, J.P., A. BEATO AND L. FIORILLO
Album of photographs of antiquities and views in Egypt and Jerusalem, circa 1880s
Oblong folio (254 x 330mm.), 81 albumen prints (average 210 x 250mm., or the reverse), mounted on card, recto and verso, contemporary vellum gilt by G. Giannini of Florence (with his ticket), upper cover with initials "MMC", flat spine gilt, gilt edges, some fading, minor wear to extremities of binding, binding slightly dust-stained
A good album of photographs comprising 64 views in Egypt (16 signed in the negative by Sebah, and 25 by A. Beato), including views in and around Cairo, Giza, and Abu Simbel, and 17 views of Palestine (13 signed in the negative by L. Fiorillo, 2 by Dumas), mostly of Jerusalem.
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