1855 1ed HOLY LAND David Roberts PETRA Jordan Ruins Mount Sinai Suez Bible RARE

ROBERTS, David

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David Roberts, a 19th-century British artist, made his claim to fame by his impressive work “The Holy Land”. Roberts began a missionary voyage to the Middle East in 1838 in which he traveled to Egypt, Israel, and other countries in the Holy Land where he illustrated iconic ruins, temples, and famous landscapes. These views became instantly popular throughout the English-speaking world in ‘The Holy Land’, each paired with a description of the location.

 

This third volume of Roberts’ “The Holy Land” contains 37 locations including:

  • Petra views:
    • El Khasne temple
    • El Deir
    • Ancient watch tower
    • Fortress of Akaba
    • The Theatre
    • Arch across the Arvine
    • The Ravine
    • Necropolis
  • The Acropolis, Kusr Faron
  • Mount Sinai
    • Summit views
    • convent of St. Catherine
    • chapel of Elijah
  • Egyptian temple at Gebel Garabe
  • Suez, general views
  • Wells of Moses

 

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1855 1ed HOLY LAND David Roberts PETRA Jordan Ruins Mount Sinai Suez Bible RARE

 

David Roberts, a 19th-century British artist, made his claim to fame by his impressive work “The Holy Land”. Roberts began a missionary voyage to the Middle East in 1838 in which he traveled to Egypt, Israel, and other countries in the Holy Land where he illustrated iconic ruins, temples, and famous landscapes. These views became instantly popular throughout the English-speaking world in ‘The Holy Land’, each paired with a description of the location.

 

This third volume of Roberts’ “The Holy Land” contains 37 locations including:

  • Petra views:
    • El Khasne temple
    • El Deir
    • Ancient watch tower
    • Fortress of Akaba
    • The Theatre
    • Arch across the Arvine
    • The Ravine
    • Necropolis
  • The Acropolis, Kusr Faron
  • Mount Sinai
    • Summit views
    • convent of St. Catherine
    • chapel of Elijah
  • Egyptian temple at Gebel Garabe
  • Suez, general views
  • Wells of Moses

 

Item number: #21282

Price: $750

 

ROBERTS, David

 

The Holy Land: Syria, Idumen, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia

 

London: Day, 1855. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages;
    • 38 engravings and descriptions (37 locations and 1 map)
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
    • Moroccan red leather
  • Size: ~11.5in X 8.25in (29.5cm x 21cm)

 

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21282

Categories

Religion

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

ROBERTS, David

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete