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Croly, George, 1780-1860.

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, L.L.D. ...

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Roberts's sketches in the Holy Land

London, Day & Son, 1855-56.
Physical Description:
6 v. in 3. fronts. (v.1, 4-5) col. plates, maps. 30 cm.
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NE2454 C7 1855+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
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BAC : Abbey, Travel, 388 (copy 1: Abbey copy).
BAC : Copy 1 has the bookplate of the Reverend Windham de la Poer Beresford-Peirse and William Proctor Baker.
BAC : In copy 1, the text relating to Bethlehem appears at the beginning of v. 2; in copy 2, this section is bound in at the beginning of v. 1, following The armorial designs of Jerusalem.
BAC : In copy 1, the t.-p.'s to v. 1-4 are dated April 16, 1855. In copy 2, the t.-p. to v. 1 is dated April 16, 1855; the t.-p. to v. 2 is dated October 1, 1855; the t.-p. to v. 3 is dated December 15, 1855; and the t.-p. to v. 4 is dated April 1, 1856.
BAC : British Art Center has 2 copies. Copy 1 bound in 3 volumes; the final volume, containing v. 5-6, wanting. Copy 2 bound in 6 volumes.
BAC : The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia originally published in 2 v. in 20 parts (1842-46). Egypt & Nubia first published in 3 v. in 21 parts (1846-49).
SML, AOS Ra +C87: in 40 parts; title page in for individual v. in pt. 1, 8, 14/15, 21, 29, 36.
Vols. 4-6: Historical descriptions by William Brockedon.
Subject Terms:
Egypt -- Antiquities.
Egypt -- Pictorial works.
Middle East -- Description and travel.
Nubia -- Pictorial works.
Roberts, David, 1796-1864.
Brockedon, William, 1787-1854.

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