19 December 2002
HAY, Robert (1799-1863). Illustrations of Cairo. London: Tilt and Bogue, 1840.
2o (545 x 376 mm). Additional lithographed title, dedication leaf and 20 lithographed views on 29 sheets by J.C. Bourne after Hay, O.B. Carter and C. Laver (second and 29th plates worn along fore-edge, some foxing and soiling). Contemporary black quarter morocco, title gilt-lettered on front cover (inner hinges repaired, some wear).
FIRST EDITION. Hay made several trips to Egypt between 1824 and 1838. Abbey Travel 270; Blackmer 794; Gay 2497.
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