Walks about the City and Environs of Jerusalem
Walks about the City and Environs of Jerusalem

BARTLETT, W.H. Walks about the City and Environs of Jerusalem.

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BARTLETT, W.H. Walks about the City and Environs of Jerusalem. London, George Virtue, [c. 1845].

8vo. Contemporary, possibly publisher's green morocco, elaborately ornamented in gilt, spine with raised bands and lettered in gilt, all edges gilt.; pp. viii, [2], 255, 8 (publisher's catalogue with three illustrations), possibly bound without illustrations; 25 steel-engraved plates including tinted frontispiece and title, tissue guards present, 4 maps including 2 folding, 30 wood-engravings to text; binding a little rubbed, light wear to corners; internally very clean, without the usual spotting of the plates; gift inscription, dated 1851, on initial blank..
Revised second edition (first edition 1844). Bartlett made in all five journeys to the Levant and two to Jerusalem in particular, the first in 1842. This is the first work written and illustrated by himself; previously he had illustrated works by others. Bartlett died on the return from his final voyage in 1853-4 and was buried at sea.
Blackmer 88.

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