Auction 408 / Lot n° 2450

CARNE, John (1789-1844) - Syria, the Holy Land & Asia Minor illustrated in a series of views drawn from nature by W.H. Bartlett, William Purser and Thomas Allom. London: Fisher, Son and Co., [1840-42?]. Second edition? of these text containing illustrations of pilgrims at the Mecca, a Turkish Divan, ancient cedars in Lebanon, cafes in Damascus, as well as views of the ruins of Balbec, the fortified cliffs of Alaya, Alexandria, Tripoli, Damascus, Sidor, and numerous other historical sites. 3 volumes, 4to (272 x 214mm). Engraved portrait in vol. I and engraved maps as frontispieces in the other vols, engraved titles and 117 plates (some waterstaining heavier at beginning of vol. III). Contemporary red morocco decorated in gilt, gilt edges (lightly rubbed). (3)

Auction: 21 November 2017 at 15:00

Estimate € 150 - 250

Sold € 220