A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy, translated by …
A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy, translated by …

PFEIFFER, Ida Laura. A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy, translated by Henry William Dulcken.

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PFEIFFER, Ida Laura. A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy, translated by Henry William Dulcken. London, Levy, Robson, and Franklin for Ingram, Cooke, and Co, 1852.

8vo. Original green cloth, spine blocked in gilt, cover all-over ornamented in blind, lemon-yellow endpapers; pp. xv, 336, colour-printed wood-engraved frontispiece, additional title in colour (both in pagination), and 6 plates by Edmund Evans; corners just a little rubbed, occasional light spotting and toning, a very good copy, rarely seen in the publisher's cloth.
First English edition. Pfeiffer's account of her first journey, travelling via Istanbul to Beirut, and thence to Jerusalem, before continuing to Palestine and Egypt, which was first published in German in 1846. The beautiful colour illustrations show Jerusalem, Nazareth, Scutari, the Dead Sea, Carmel, Lebanon, Balbeck, and Suez.
Ibrahim-Hilmy p. 114; Theakstone p.213; Wayward Women p. 25.

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