The Levant A COLLECTION OF 15 VOLUMES ON PALESTINE, THE HOLY LAND, SYRIA AND LEBANON, ALL 8VO AND IN ORIGINAL CLOTH, INCLUDING:

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The Levant A COLLECTION OF 15 VOLUMES ON PALESTINE, THE HOLY LAND, SYRIA AND LEBANON, ALL 8VO AND IN ORIGINAL CLOTH, INCLUDING:

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Description A COLLECTION OF 15 VOLUMES ON PALESTINE, THE HOLY LAND, SYRIA AND LEBANON, ALL 8VO AND IN ORIGINAL CLOTH, INCLUDING: Egerton, F. Journal of a Tour in the Holy Land... for private circulation only. London, 1841, 4 lithographed plates, [Blackmer 536], upper cover slightly stainedWilson, W.R. Travels in the Holy Land, Egypt, etc... fourth edition. London, 1847, 2 volumes, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by the author, 20 aquatint or lithographed plates, [cf. Blackmer 1822], binding somewhat rubbed and fadedLynch, W.F. Narrative of the United States' Expedition to the River Jordan and the Dead Sea. Philadelphia, 1849, 2 folding maps, 28 plates, [Blackmer 1043 (note)]Herbert, H.J.G., Earl of Carnarvon. Recollections of the Druses of the Lebanon. London, 1860, binding fadedTristram, H.B. The Land of Israel; a journal of travels in Palestine. London, 1865, 2 folding maps, 4 coloured plates, 8 plain plates, illustrations[Monteith, J.] Two Months in Palestine. London, 1870, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by the author, 14 plates or full-page illustrations, 6 colouredall but the second FIRST EDITIONS, 8vo, original cloth (defects in condition as noted); and 8 others (15)
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Estimated Price GBP 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
( USD 1,290.00 - 2,580.00 )
Actual Price GBP 425,000.00 ( USD 612,000.00 )

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Auction House Sothebys
Website http://www.sothebys.com/
Auction Name The Library of Mohammed and Margaret Makiya
Sale Number #L16417
Auction Date April 19, 2016 - April 19, 2016
Sale Name The Library of Mohammed and Margaret Makiya
Total Lots 296
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