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, T. J. Allman, 1862.

8vo. Original maroon cloth, spine blocked in gilt, cover all-over ornamented in blind, lemon-yellow endpapers, all edges gilt; pp. 336, colour-printed wood-engraved frontispiece, additional title in colour (both in pagination), and 6 plates by Edmund Evans; extremities a little restored, occasional light spotting and toning, a very good copy, rarely seen in the publisher's cloth.
First published ten years earlier. 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.
See Ibrahim-Hilmy p. 114; Theakstone p.213; Wayward Women p. 25.

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