Das heilige land und die heiligen Stätten.

Author: Messmer, Dr. J.A.
Year: 1860
Edition: First edition
Publisher: München; Vogel`sche Verlagshandlung
Category: The Levant

Original cloth, 4to., extra litographed title page, pp. v (of ix), 1, 356.

Original publisher's green cloth, gilt on front board and blindstamped on back board. All edges gilt. The extra litographed title page bears the title in gilt. A double page coloured map bound in at the rear, 24 magnificent chromotypographs which are protected by tissue guards, of which one showing the walled city of Jerusalem, a lithograph and 54 xylographs, all hors texte. Some of the chromotypographs with additional handcolouring. A few woodcuts in the text.

Rebacked with a plain cloth spine and a gilt title label. Missing two preliminary text leaves. Some very minor foxing throughout and some very occasional spotting, but the plates generally clean. The corners bumped and some occasional edgewear.

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