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Beirout, the Ancient Berothah.
Beirout, the Ancient Berothah. Bairuth et le Mont Liban.
W. H. Bartlett. J.B. Allen.
Fisher, Son & C.o. London & Paris, 1840.
Engraving. Sheet: 280 x 200mm, (11 x 8").
A view of Bierut in Lebanon showing the bay and the mountains beyond.
[Ref: 39477]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Sketch of Cedars. Near Eden.
Sketch of Cedars. Near Eden.
Sketched from Nature & on Stone by M.rs Bracebridge.
Printed by Graf & Soret. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, rare. Sheet: 220 x 295mm (8¾ x 11½"). Trimmed.
A view of a forest of Cedars, a plate from 'Six Views in Lebanon' by Selina Bracebridge. Selina Bracebridge was an amateur artist and pupil of Samuel Prout and travelled throughout Italy, Greece and Egypt with her husband and in part with Florence Nightingale.
Not in Abbey.
[Ref: 45930]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Damas et Les Rives du Barada.
Damas et Les Rives du Barada.
C. Werner, Pinx.t J. Saddler, Sculp.t
Imp. Ch. Chardon. Paris, E. Plon & C.ie Editeurs. [n.d. c.1884.]
Engraving. 286 x 393mm. 11¼ x 15½".
A view of Damascus and the River Barada, Syria. Travellers on the road leaving the city.
[Ref: 18879]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Damascus from Hill of Suleihey.
Damascus from Hill of Suleihey. Scene of Paul's Converstion.
W.H.McFarlane Lith.r 19 St. James Sq. Edin.
W.R.Mc.Phun & Son Publishers, Glasgow Edinburgh & London. [n.d. c.1866.]
Tinted lithograph with added colour, large margins. 240 x 317mm (9½ x 12½"). Some soiling around edges in margins.
A view of Damascus, Syria, from the hill, which according to the New Testament was where the conversion of Paul the Apostle took place around AD33-36.
[Ref: 29574]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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A Dance at Genin.
A Dance at Genin.
Sketched on the Spot by F.B. Spilsbury & drawn by D.l Orme. Etched by Vivares.
Sold & Published March 1. 1803, by Edw.d Orme, Printseller to His Majesty & the Royal Family, 59, New Bond Street.
Fine hand-coloured aquatint. Plate: 300 x 390mm (12 x 15¼"), with very large margins.
A scene showing three figures dancing while one man plays a lute and an old man smokes a long pipe. A scene from 'Picturesque Scenery in the Holy Land and Syria'.
Abbey Scenery 383.
[Ref: 46226]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Jezzar Pacha Condemning a Criminal.
Jezzar Pacha Condemning a Criminal.
Sketched on the Spot by F.B. Spilsbury & drawn by D.l Orme. Edw.d Orme Excu.t.
Sold & Published Feb.y 14. 1803, by Edw.d Orme, Printseller to His Majesty & the Royal Family, 59, New Bond Street.
Fine hand-coloured aquatint. J. Whatman 1801 watermark; Plate: 300 x 390mm (12 x 15¼"), with very large margins.
A scene showing an Ottoman court in which Jazzar Pasha, who served as Ottoman Governor of Sidon from 1776-1804, condemns the criminal who kneels before him. A scene from 'Picturesque Scenery in the Holy Land and Syria'.
Abbey Scenery 383.
[Ref: 46228]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Passage of the Jordan.
Passage of the Jordan.
Madeley litho 3 Wellington St. Strand.
London. John Ollivier. 59 Pall Mall. [n.d. c.
Coloured lithograph, rare. 127 x 186mm. 5 x 7¼". Trimmed.
The crossing of the river Jordan. Black men swimming across with a large raft of boxes and equipment as European travellers wait for their turn on the near-side and a group of black spiritual leaders bowing down and praying.
[Ref: 26881]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Island of Faroun in the Sea of Akabah.
Island of Faroun in the Sea of Akabah.
Capt.n R. Moresby, I.N. G. Hawkins, Jun.r lith. Day & Haghe Lith.rs to the Queen.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Tinted lithograph. Printed area 130 x 185mm (5 x 7¼"), large margins.
A view of Aqaba in Jordan, at the northern end of the Red Sea. The artist, Robert Moresby of the Honorable East India Company's Navy, spent 1829 to 1833 as captain of HEICS Palinurus (seen here at anchor), working on the first accurate survey of the Red Sea, enabling safe passage of steamships from Suez to India and ultimately making a Suez Canal commercially viable. Moresby's original is in the National Maritime Museum.
Not in Abbey.
[Ref: 41443]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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[Jerash] Djerasch. Vue d'un Temple Pris du Sud.
[Jerash] Djerasch. Vue d'un Temple Pris du Sud. View of a Temple Taken from the South.
Dessiné par l'Auteur. Lith. par Deroy et imp. chez L. Letronne.
[Paris, Firmin Didot, Frères Editeurs, 1837.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet 300 x 450mm (11½ x 17¾") large margins. Trimmed from a larger sheet.
The Jerash Temple of Artemis, one of the most remarkable monuments left of the ancient city of Gerasa. It was completed 150AD and eleven of the twelve Corinthian columns still stand. From Léon de Laborde's 'Voyage en Syrie'.
[Ref: 44607]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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[Jerash] Djerasch. Petir Temple Ruiné près de la Colonnade.
[Jerash] Djerasch. Petir Temple Ruiné près de la Colonnade. Ruins of a Little Temple near the Colonade.
Dessiné par l'Auteur. Lith. par Deroy et imp. chez L. Letronne.
[Paris, Firmin Didot, Frères Editeurs, 1837.]
Tinted lithograph. Sheet 310 x 450mm (12¼ x 17¾") large margins. Trimmed from a larger sheet.
One of the Roman ruins in Jerash, the ancient city of Gerasa. From Léon de Laborde's 'Voyage en Syrie'.
[Ref: 44608]   £150.00   (£180.00 incl.VAT)
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[Middle East.] Arabien.
[Middle East.] Arabien. Der Kasneh Pharao in Petra.
[Emil Wendt.][n.d.,c.,1850]
[Leipzig, Berlag von Dürffling und Frante.]
Engraving, platemark 270 x 315mm (10½ x 12½") very large margins.
A collection of vignettes of views of the Middle East arranged around a central view of the ancient temple in Petra; other views include 'Mekka', 'Amphitheater in Petra', 'Katharienkloster auf dem Sinai'. A plate from Emil Wendt's 'Bilderatlas der Länderkunde...'
[Ref: 46028]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Mount Lebanon.
Mount Lebanon.
[W. Clerk, High Holborn.]
Lithograph. Sheet: 200 x 185mm, (8 x 7¼"). Trimmed.
A view of the Mount Lebanon in Lebanon mountain range which runs parallel to the Mediterranean, it is on the slopes of Mount Lebanon that the last original Cedar of Lebanon groves exist.
[Ref: 39481]   £75.00   (£90.00 incl.VAT)
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Betéddin, the Palace of the Emír Beshir.
Betéddin, the Palace of the Emír Beshir.
Capt.n E. [?]esmy, R.A. del. H. Warren lith. Day & Haghe Lith.rs to the Queen.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Tinted lithograph. Printed area 130 x 185mm (5 x 7¼") large margins.
Bayt ad Din in Lebanon.
Not in Abbey.
[Ref: 41445]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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Hierolyphic Inscription of Sesostris.
Hierolyphic Inscription of Sesostris. Seen from the Nahr El Kelb.
Sketched from Nature & on Stone by M.rs Bracebridge.
Printed by Graf & Soret. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, rare. Sheet: 220 x 295mm (8¾ x 11½"). Trimmed.
A view of the commemorative stelae carved into the limestone rocks by the estuary at Nahr el-Kalb in Lebanon. A plate from 'Six Views in Lebanon' by Selina Bracebridge. Selina Bracebridge was an amateur artist and pupil of Samuel Prout and travelled throughout Italy, Greece and Egypt with her husband and in part with Florence Nightingale.
Not in Abbey.
[Ref: 45932]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Door of Temple.
Door of Temple. Baalbec.
Sketched from Nature & on Stone by M.rs Bracebridge.
Printed by Graf & Soret. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, rare. Sheet: 220 x 295mm (8¾ x 11½") large margins. Trimmed. Slight marking in title.
A view of the dropped keystone in the Temple of Bacchus at Baalbek in Lebanon, made famous by David Roberts. A plate from 'Six Views in Lebanon' by Selina Bracebridge. Selina Bracebridge was an amateur artist and pupil of Samuel Prout and travelled throughout Italy, Greece and Egypt with her husband and in part with Florence Nightingale.
Not in Abbey.
[Ref: 45933]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Baalbec.
Baalbec. From the West.
Sketched from Nature & on Stone by M.rs Bracebridge.
Printed by Graf & Soret. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, rare. Sheet: 220 x 295mm (8¾ x 11½"). Trimmed.
A view of the temple at Baalbek in Lebanon. A plate from 'Six Views in Lebanon' by Selina Bracebridge. Selina Bracebridge was an amateur artist and pupil of Samuel Prout and travelled throughout Italy, Greece and Egypt with her husband and in part with Florence Nightingale.
Not in Abbey.
[Ref: 45934]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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The Remains of the Great Temple in Palmira seen from the West.  Les Ruins du Grand Temple dans Palmira du coté del'Occident.
The Remains of the Great Temple in Palmira seen from the West. Les Ruins du Grand Temple dans Palmira du coté del'Occident. 1. The Temple of the Sun. 2. The great Column. 3. The Arch. 4. One side of the long Portico. 5. Columns which still support a considerable part of their Entablature. 6. A Building erected by the Turks.
[Printed forů.in Fleet Street]. [n.d.1740].
Coloured engraving, trimmed to image and mounted for display at time of issue, title excised and pasted on verso. Image 251 x 375mm.
The temples of Palmyra, in the Syrian desert. The original colour is particularly fine.
[Ref: 789]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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No.13.  Entrance To Petra. [Excised title glued to verso.]
No.13. Entrance To Petra. [Excised title glued to verso.]
L. Tenison [signed in plate.]
[London: Dickinson and Son, 1846.]
Hand coloured lithograph, image 390 x 255mm. 15¼ x 10". Trimmed to image and laid down on publisher's card(?) as issued.
Petra, meaning cleft in the rock, is an archaeological site in Jordan, lying on the slope of Mount Hor. It is renowned for its rock-cut architecture. A camel and some Arab figures in the foreground. Plate to the rare book 'Sketches in the East by Lady Louisa Tenison. Drawn on stone by Dickinson & Son. [Comprising Views in Egypt, Arabia Petraca & Syria]', 30 lithographed plates including a lithographed titlepage. Lady Louisa Mary Anne Tenison was the daughter of Thomas William Anson (1795 - 1854), 2nd Viscount and 1st Earl of Lichfield and Louisa Catherine, daughter of Nathaniel Philips Esq. of Slebech Hall, Co. Pembroke. In 1838 she married Edward King Tenison of Kilronan Castle, Co. Roscommon, who became Lord Lieutenant of Ireland in 1856. In 1843 she and her husband visited Egypt, Syria and Palestine.
Not in Abbey Travel. British Library: 004832822.
[Ref: 11723]   £360.00  
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The Acropolis, Lower End of the Valley.
The Acropolis, Lower End of the Valley. Petra March 9th 1839.
David Roberts.
London. Published by F.G. Moon, 20 Threadneedle Street, Oct.r 1st 1842.
Tinted lithograph, printed area 370 x 530mm.
[Ref: 4997]   £650.00  
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The Acropolis, Lower End of the Valley.
The Acropolis, Lower End of the Valley. Petra March 9th 1839. Lower end of the Valley shewing the Acropolis [in plate].
David Roberts.
London. Published by F.G. Moon, 20 Threadneedle Street, Octr. 1st 1842.
Tinted lithograph, printed area 370 x 530mm.
[Ref: 7622]   £650.00  
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Ruins of Balbec.  [&]  The Remains of the Great Temple in Palmira seen from the West.  [&]  Ruins of Ancient Rome.  [&]  Ruins of Athens.  [&]  Ruins of Balbec.  [&]  The Ancient City of Palmira as it now appears.
Ruins of Balbec. [&] The Remains of the Great Temple in Palmira seen from the West. [&] Ruins of Ancient Rome. [&] Ruins of Athens. [&] Ruins of Balbec. [&] The Ancient City of Palmira as it now appears.
Printed for Robt. Sayer Map & Printseller at the Golden Buck in Fleetstreet [n.d., c.1760s].
Set of six early copper engravings, coloured by hand, each laid on separate card and marbled paper for effect, in near-contemporary presentation by or for collector 'E J Myles'. Each view inscribed to verso with his name (probably signature) in ink by early hand, and numbered 1-6. Each image approx. 160 x 260mm, 6¼ x 10¼". Margins of prints overlaid and invisible; card backed with coarse bluish rag paper.
An attractive set of views of ruins of classical civilisations, including the temples at Palmyra, in the Syrian desert, and at Baalbek (Baalbec) in Lebanon. A selection from a larger series of prospects, reduced copies by Robert Sayer of larger engravings; plates numbered non-sequentially upper right (Palmira is '8'). The principal features of each composition captioned below the image, 'Palmira' with key.
[Ref: 21750]   £680.00   view all images for this item
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Foreign Costumes, No.1.
Foreign Costumes, No.1. Syria.
L. Mansion del.
Published by W. Spooner 259 Regent Street [n.d., c.1830s].
Hand-coloured lithograph with gum arabic. W.S.S. on verso in ink, Image 190 x 135mm, 7½ x 5¼". A little soiled and stained. Bright original colour.
William Spooner and L. Mansion published a series of fancy national costumes.
[Ref: 22342]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Aleppo.
Aleppo.
Lieu.t Fitz james, R.N. del.. G. Hawkins lith. Day & Haghe Lith.rs to the Queen.
[n.d., c.1840.]
Tinted lithograph. Printed area 130 x 185mm (5 x 7¼") large margins.
Aleppo, the largest city of Syria. The artist, Captain James Fitzjames (1813-1848?) served on the Euphrates Expedition 1834-7: when the expedition floundered he volunteered to take the India Office mails on board 1,200 miles across Iraq and Syria to the Mediterranean and back to London. In 1845 he joined the Franklin expedition to the Arctic: according to the 'Victory Point note' Fitzjames became Captain of HMS Erebus after Franklin died in 1847, before he too succumbed to the cold.
Not in Abbey.
[Ref: 41446]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Antient Remains at Arvad.
Antient Remains at Arvad.
Sketched from Nature & on Stone by M.rs Bracebridge.
Printed by Graf & Soret. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, rare. Sheet: 220 x 295mm (8¾ x 11½"). Trimmed.
A view of ancient ruins in the Syrian island of Arwad. A plate from 'Six Views in Lebanon' by Selina Bracebridge. Selina Bracebridge was an amateur artist and pupil of Samuel Prout and travelled throughout Italy, Greece and Egypt with her husband and in part with Florence Nightingale.
Not in Abbey.
[Ref: 45931]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Damascus.
Damascus.
W. Clerk, lith, 202 High Holborn.
Lithograph. Sheet: 270 x 210mm, (10½ x 8¼").
A view of Damascus in Syria in which two figures, one leading a camel, are depicted on the road.
[Ref: 39488]   £90.00   (£108.00 incl.VAT)
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Daphne.
Daphne.
Ex utriusque linguæ scriptoribus adumbrabat Ab. Ortelius, Cum priviligio decannali.
[Antwerp, c.1595, Dutch text edition.]
Engraving. 365 x 485mm (14½ x 19"). Creased.
An imaginary view of classical Daphne (modern Harbiye), a suburb of Antioch when the city was one of the most important cities of the Near East. It contained the villas of the wealthy, with fine temples and parkland, which it earned it the reputation of a pleasure paradise of loose morals. The view was 'sketched' by Abraham Ortelius and published in the 'Parergon', his atlas of the ancient world, a companion volume to his 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum'.
[Ref: 46173]   £320.00  
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Covent of Mar-Mousa.
Covent of Mar-Mousa. Near Beirout.
Sketched from Nature & on Stone by M.rs Bracebridge.
Printed by Graf & Soret. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph, rare. Sheet: 220 x 295mm (8¾ x 11½"). Trimmed.
A view of the convent of Mar Moussa Al-Habshi near Beirut which was built over ancient Roman ruins. A plate from 'Six Views in Lebanon' by Selina Bracebridge. Selina Bracebridge was an amateur artist and pupil of Samuel Prout and travelled throughout Italy, Greece and Egypt with her husband and in part with Florence Nightingale.
Not in Abbey.
[Ref: 45935]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Falls on the Rivek Kopal.
Falls on the Rivek Kopal.
W. Atkinson del. _ J. Needham lith. Day & Son, Lithr's to the Queen.
London, Published by Hurst & Blackett. [n.d., c.1858.]
Tinted lithograph. Very rare. Sheet size: 175 x 105mm (7 x 4"). Trimmed to image. Small tear to lower left corner.
Plate 15 from 'Oriental and Western Siberia' by Thomas Witlam published in 1858, a narrative of seven years of exploration in Siberia, Mongolia, the Kirghis Steppes, Chinese Tartary and part of Central Asia.
Abbey: 530.
[Ref: 37259]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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River Djem-A-Louk.
River Djem-A-Louk.
[W. Atkinson del. _ J. Needham lith. Day & Son, Lithr's to the Queen.]
London, Published by Hurst & Blackett. [n.d., c.1858.]
Tinted lithograph. Very rare. Sheet size: 105 x 165mm (4 x 6½"). Trimmed to image.
Plate 15 from 'Oriental and Western Siberia' by Thomas Witlam published in 1858, a narrative of seven years of exploration in Siberia, Mongolia, the Kirghis Steppes, Chinese Tartary and part of Central Asia.
Abbey: 530.
[Ref: 37258]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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Zeta near Jaffa in Syria.
Zeta near Jaffa in Syria.
Sketched on the Spot by F.B. Spilsbury & drawn by D.l Orme. Edw.d Orme Excud.t. I.C. Stadler Aquaforte.
Sold & Published March 25. 1803, by Edw.d Orme, Printseller to His Majesty & the Royal Family, 59, New Bond Street.
Fine hand-coloured aquatint. J. Whatman 1801 watermark; Plate: 300 x 390mm (12 x 15¼"), with very large margins.
A scene near a well in Syria, a man draws water from the well while one woman carries a jug on her head, another woman kneels with a child clinging to her. In the distance is a camp with camels and figure sitting beneath a tree. A scene from 'Picturesque Scenery in the Holy Land and Syria'.
Abbey Scenery 383.
[Ref: 46231]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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