Travels in the Holy Land, or a Visit to the Scenes …
Travels in the Holy Land, or a Visit to the Scenes …

LAMARTINE, Alphonse de. Travels in the Holy Land, or a Visit to the Scenes of Our Redeemer's Life … in 1832-1833. Translated from the French of Alphonse de Lamartine, by Robe….

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LAMARTINE, Alphonse de. Travels in the Holy Land, or a Visit to the Scenes of Our Redeemer's Life … in 1832-1833. Translated from the French of Alphonse de Lamartine, by Robert Huish, Esq. London, William Wright, 1837.

8vo. Original publisher's cloth, spine lettered and priced in gilt; pp. iv, 764, steel-engraved portrait-frontispiece, additional engraved title (with a view of Mount Lebanon), and six steel-engraved plates, binding expertly re-backed and with a little wear to extremities, brown-spotting as usual to the steel-engravings.
First published 1835, this is the uncommon first edition in English of a Levant classic. Lamartine had travelled from Marseilles in his private yacht with his family. He travelled alone from Beirut to the Holy Land, and made his way back to France overland via Constantinople.
Not in Atabey or Blackmer.

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