Auction Date: 18/10/2016 at 10:30 am
‘A Journey from Aleppo to Jerusalem at Easter, A.D. 1697’ Book by Maundrell, Henry. 5th edition, To which is now added an Account of the Author’s Journey to the Banks of Euphrates at Beer, and to the Country of Mesopotamia. Printed at the Theatre, Oxford. 1732. A very informative 162 page book. Engraved vignette to title, 15 engraved copper plates including 9 folding. The book giving quite a lot of detail regarding this region at that time about the Towns, notable and historic buildings, agriculture and the countryside, the inhabitants etc. In later morocco-backed green cloth with original panelled calf covers laid down. 12 x 19cm approx.