1856 1ed HOLY LAND David Roberts EGYPT Pyramids Sphinx Nubia Temple of Philae

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 fourth volume of Roberts’ “The Holy Land” contains 42 locations including:

  • Nubia, Egypt
    • Ruins of Maharraka
    • Temple of Wady Kardassy
    • Island of Philae, temples
    • Temple of Aboo-Simbel
    • Temple of Tafa
    • Temple of Gyrshe
    • Great Pyramids of Giza
    • Great Sphinx
    • Cleopatra’s Needle
    • Obelisk at Luxor
    • Pompey’s Pillar, Alexandria
    • Ruins of Kom-Ombo
    • Temple of Esne
    • Temple of Edfou, Apollinopolis
    • Temple at Dendera
    • Ruins of Karnak

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1856 1ed HOLY LAND David Roberts EGYPT Pyramids Sphinx Nubia Temple of Philae

 

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 fourth volume of Roberts’ “The Holy Land” contains 42 locations including:

  • Nubia, Egypt
    • Ruins of Maharraka
    • Temple of Wady Kardassy
    • Island of Philae, temples
    • Temple of Aboo-Simbel
    • Temple of Tafa
    • Temple of Gyrshe
    • Great Pyramids of Giza
    • Great Sphinx
    • Cleopatra’s Needle
    • Obelisk at Luxor
    • Pompey’s Pillar, Alexandria
    • Ruins of Kom-Ombo
    • Temple of Esne
    • Temple of Edfou, Apollinopolis
    • Temple at Dendera
    • Ruins of Karnak

 

Item number: #21283

Price: $750

 

ROBERTS, David

 

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

 

London: Day, 1856. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages;
    • [4], 9, [5]
    • 42 engravings and descriptions
  • Language: French
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
    • Moroccan red leather
  • Size: ~11.5in X 8.25in (29.5cm x 21cm)

 

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21283

Categories

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

ROBERTS, David

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

French

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete