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Title: Palaestina: 24 Aquarelle von R. Julius Hartmann. [Erste Auflage; First edition].
Description: Hamburg, Agentur des rauhen Hauses, [..], 1899. Small 4. Original cloth portfolio. Covertitle in bold black type with a large inlaid coloured photograph of the Omar Mosque, Jerusalem. Title leave (verso blank), [12] unnumbered pp. of detailed description to the plates, [2]pp. of preface and list of plates printed on verso. 24 fine coloured plates after original watercolours printed on stiff paper, featuring detailed pictures from the Holy Land and Jerusalem, e.g. the Omar Mosque, the Salvator Church, etc. Together loose in its original cloth portfolio. German language descriptive text to 24 coloured reproductions after original watercolours by R. Julius Hartmann, whot travelled to Palestine and the Holy Land by Asia steamer via Gizeh (Egypt) with company Palmer, Kappus & Co. at the end of the nineteenth century. The reproductions feature in rather detail the topography of Jerusalem, the Omar Mosque, the innermost of the Salvator Church, Gethsemane, Via Dolorosa, Bethlehem, Kericho, the Dead Sea, Samaria, Nazareth well, etc. Complete set loose in its original portfolio. Good to very good copy. (ti.-p. and preface a bit foxed, text and plates crisp and clean).

Keywords: neareast middleeast palestine holyland culture heritage topocragphy history watercolours reproductions jerusalem nazareth bethlehem topography views nineteenthcentury 19thc

Price: EUR 60.00 = appr. US$ 65.21 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 55915