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The Resource The Holy Land : Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia, after lithographs by Louis Haghe from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts, R.A. ; with historical descriptions by the Revd. George Croly, LL.D

The Holy Land : Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia, after lithographs by Louis Haghe from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts, R.A. ; with historical descriptions by the Revd. George Croly, LL.D

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The Holy Land : Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia
Title
The Holy Land
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Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia
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after lithographs by Louis Haghe from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts, R.A. ; with historical descriptions by the Revd. George Croly, LL.D
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eng
Summary
Six-volume edition of 1855-56 of tinted lithographs in one or more colors by Louis Haghe of paintings and sketches by David Roberts of landscapes, scenes, architecture, and antiquities of the Holy Land.
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The first three volumes comprise the series of lithographs known as the Holy Land; volumes 4-6 are known as "Egypt & Nubia." Roberts traveled to Palestine and the Holy Land from Egypt by way of Suez, Sinai (where he visited St. Catherine's monastery), and Petra. In southern Palestine he visited Hebron, Gaza, Jaffa, Jerusalem, Bethany, Jericho, Bethlehem, and Baalbec
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The Holy Land : Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia, after lithographs by Louis Haghe from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts, R.A. ; with historical descriptions by the Revd. George Croly, LL.D
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  • Plates are numbered continuously through the three volumes 1-250, and are interleaved with historical description by George Croly (volumes 1-3) and William Brockedon (volumes 4-6)
  • Lithograph frontispiece portrait of David Roberts by Charles Baugniet in volume 1
  • Includes 2 maps: "Map to illustrate the route of David Roberts, Esq., R.A. in the Holy Land, Petrea & Syria (plate 125) is bound at end of volume 3; "Map to illustrate the sketches of David Roberts, Esq., R.A. in Egypt and Nubia. 1849" (plate 212) is bound at end of volume 5
  • The Holy Land originally published 1842-1849 as 3 volumes in 2, with introduction by the Rev. George Croly. Egypt & Nubia published separately in 1846-1849
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
6 volumes in 3
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Spec. Coll. copy: rebound in modern dark olive green leather and olive marbled paper boards; polished red edges; gold-stamped spine title "Croly. Holy Land." Gift (1943), Mrs. A. F. Morrison [May Benton Treat] of San Francisco, distinguished alumna of the UC Berkeley Class of 1878. The private library of 15,000 volumes assembled by Mrs. Morrison's husband, Alexander F. Morrison, was donated upon his death in 1921 to the University of California, along with an endowed reading room, the Morrison Memorial Library Room.
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colored illustrations, 1 portrait, 3 maps (lithographs)
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  • (OCoLC)01044526
  • ucoclc1044526
Label
The Holy Land : Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia, after lithographs by Louis Haghe from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts, R.A. ; with historical descriptions by the Revd. George Croly, LL.D
Publication
Note
  • Plates are numbered continuously through the three volumes 1-250, and are interleaved with historical description by George Croly (volumes 1-3) and William Brockedon (volumes 4-6)
  • Lithograph frontispiece portrait of David Roberts by Charles Baugniet in volume 1
  • Includes 2 maps: "Map to illustrate the route of David Roberts, Esq., R.A. in the Holy Land, Petrea & Syria (plate 125) is bound at end of volume 3; "Map to illustrate the sketches of David Roberts, Esq., R.A. in Egypt and Nubia. 1849" (plate 212) is bound at end of volume 5
  • The Holy Land originally published 1842-1849 as 3 volumes in 2, with introduction by the Rev. George Croly. Egypt & Nubia published separately in 1846-1849
Dimensions
31 cm.
Extent
6 volumes in 3
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: rebound in modern dark olive green leather and olive marbled paper boards; polished red edges; gold-stamped spine title "Croly. Holy Land." Gift (1943), Mrs. A. F. Morrison [May Benton Treat] of San Francisco, distinguished alumna of the UC Berkeley Class of 1878. The private library of 15,000 volumes assembled by Mrs. Morrison's husband, Alexander F. Morrison, was donated upon his death in 1921 to the University of California, along with an endowed reading room, the Morrison Memorial Library Room.
Other physical details
colored illustrations, 1 portrait, 3 maps (lithographs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)01044526
  • ucoclc1044526

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