TABLEAUX DE GENRE DE L'ORIENT RECUEILLIS DANS LE VOYAGE DE SON ALTESSE ROYALE MONSEIGNEUR LE DUC MAXIMILIEN DE BAVIERE - The Journey of His Royal Highness Monseigneur the Duke Maximilian of Bavaria to Eretz Israel, Egypt, Nuweiba, Syria and Malta, Stuttgart 1847 - Accompanied by 48 impressive colored engraving plates, of scenes and views of the East illustrated by Henri de Mayer. Descriptions by Sebastian Fischer.
Among the lithographs: A prison in Syria, irrigation of lands by the Nile River, a criminal on his way to execution, hyena hunting on the banks of the Nile, horseback riding at night in the streets of Cairo, Bedouins stealing horses from pasture, and more.
Volume: 50 cm. Lithographs: 49x37 cm. , 69,  colored lithographic plates. Stains on some of the lithographs. Good condition.