Walks in Palestine. H. A. HARPER.
Walks in Palestine.
Walks in Palestine.
Walks in Palestine.
Walks in Palestine.
Walks in Palestine.

Walks in Palestine.

London. Religious Tract Society. 1880. 1st edition. Stock ID #173038

24 photogravure plates with tissue guards, half-title, title printed in red & black, original gilt-pictorial cloth, the cloth on the spine has a slight depression and spine ends and corners are a little bumped and worn, light surface soiling, front endpaper has a tape-residue mark, tissue guards are browned resulting in some very light offsetting, some light foxing but not affecting the plates which are crisp and clean. A handwritten inscription on the half-title is dated 1890. 30.9 x 28cm.

The book is divided into 24 chapters each dealing with the author's impressions from different sites in Palestine, such as Jaffa Gate, the Wailing Wall, Via Dolorosa, Rachel's Tomb, road to Jericho, the garden at Gethsemane and more. Each chapter is accompanied by a photogravure from photographs taken by Cecil V. Shadbolt. Henry Andrew Harper (1835-1900) was an artist well known for his paintings of the orient. He was a member of the Palestine Exploration Fund and wrote a number of books about journeys in Palestine. A very pleasing copy.

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