SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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BOWYER, R.
A Series of twenty-four views illustrative of the Holy Scriptures, selected from Sir Robert Ainslie's celebrated collection of drawings in Palestine, Egypt, Syria, Corinth, Ephesus

Published
Londres, n.d. 1833.
Plates
24
Binding/Size
M=4to
Value
0-5000
Published
Londres, n.d. 1833.
Ref
908

4to. 8pp. demi-veau marine, dos lisse orné muet (reliure de l'époque). 24 planches lithographiées et coloriées par J. Clarke, représentant des paysages orientaux et des scènes de la Bible. Explication des planches, en tête de l'ouvrage, par T. Bensley. Ex-libris manuscrit coupé dans la marge supérieure de la page de titre. Coiffes et coins usés, mors fendus, rares piqûres. Boards professionally repaired and strengthened. Spine and hinges relaid. *Rebinding and restoration work on this book was carried out by Ron Norman of Hartlepool. (Ronnorm@aol.com)* Coloured plates in order: 1. Jerusalem. 2. Tower on Mount Zion. 3. View in Bethlehem 4. Pool of Bethesda. 5. Fountain of Siloam. 6. Sepulchres of the Kings of Judah. 7. Sepulchres of the Judges of Israel. 8. Tomb of Absalom. 9. Village of Bethany. 10. Subterranean Church, Bethlehem. 11. Sepulchre of Rachel. 12. Josephs Hall. 13. Bethlehem. 14. City of Corinth. 15. Colossal Vase, Cyprus. 16. View in the Island of Rhodes. 17. Samos. 18. Ruins of the Temple of Diana, at Ephesus. 19. Port of Laodicea. 20. Tomb in the Valley of Jehoshaphat. 21. Bridge over the Brook Cedron. 22. Cnidus. 23. Ruins at Ephesus. 24. Tomb of Joseph of Arimathea.