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'Sketches in Egypt and the Holy Land' - [London] 1855, large color lithographic plates - complete copy

Opening price: $200

Commission: 22%

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SKETCHES IN EGYPAT & THE HOLY LAND BY THE RIGHT HONORABLE LORD WHARNCLIFFE TAKEN DURING THE YEAR 1855 - 17 large color lithographic plates depicting various landscapes and sites in Egypt and Palestine, Printed for private circulation by .PAUL & DOMINIC COLNACHI & CO. [London] 1855. First Edition.

Among others: an important lithograph showing a landscape of Jaffa seen from the sea (in this lithograph, the painting was made from a ship and it overlooks the sands of Jaffa and the location of Tel Aviv that was to be built on them), the Sea of Galilee, the Sharon, ancient temples and cemeteries in Egypt, and more.

Size of the boards: 58x37 cm. Original half-leather binding, detached. Tears in the spine. Golden writing on the cover. Stains on some of the boards. General condition moderate.

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168. 'Sketches in Egypt and the Holy Land' - [London] 1855, large color lithographic plates - complete copy