ARUNDALE, F[rancis] (1807 - 1853)
Illustrations of Jerusalem and Mount Sinai : including the most interesting sites between Grand Cairo and Beirout
From drawings by F. Arundale, architect. With a descriptive account of his tour and residence in those remarkable countries. London : Henry Colburn, 1837. Quarto, gilt-lettered embossed plum cloth (spine slightly sunned with a couple of very neat minor repairs), bookplate to pastedown, lithographed portrait frontispiece, pp. viii; lithographed map; pp. 116, 20 tinted lithographed plates, tissue guards, vignette illustrations, occasional light foxing, a very good copy.
A fine copy of the Englishman Arundale’s travels in the near east, including his visit to Egypt in 1831 with egyptologist Robert Hay, and travels in 1833 with Frederick Catherwood and Joseph Bonomi the Younger on their tour to the Holy Land. The fine lithographs were mostly printed by Hullmandel after drawings by Arundale.
A scarce book in very good condition, complete with all illustrations.