PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF A SOUTHERN COLLECTOR
ROBERTS, David. Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia. London: Day & Son, 1855-6.
6 volumes in 3, 4o (281 x 194 mm). 6 titles with lithographed vignettes. Portrait frontispiece in volume I, 2 maps and 241 tinted lithographed plates by Louis Haghe after David Roberts (occasional light spotting mainly on versos). Contemporary black morocco gilt, initials "J.F.N." stamped in gilt on front covers, edges gilt (rebacked preserving original spines).
FIRST QUARTO EDITION, WITH A CLIPPED SIGNATURE OF DAVID ROBERTS dated 21 November 1855 pasted to the front flyleaf in vol. I. Abbey Travel 388. (3)