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The recovery of Jerusalem : a narrative of exploration and discovery in the city and the Holy Land / by Capt. Wilson, R.E., Capt. Warren, R.E., &c., &c., &c. ; with an introduction by Arthur Penrhyn Stanley ... ; edited by Walter Morrison ...

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Wilson, Charles William, Sir, 1836-1905.
Publication:
London : Richard Bentley, ..., 1871 (London : Printed by William Clowes and sons)
Format/Description:
Book
xxvii, 554 p., [19] leaves of plates (incl. 7 folded) : ill., maps, plans ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Jerusalem -- Antiquities.
Jerusalem -- Description and travel.
Palestine -- Antiquities.
Palestine -- Description and travel.
Form/Genre:
Illustrated books -- Extra-illustrated.
Advertisements -- England -- London -- 19th century.
Annotations (Provenance) -- 19th century.
Place of Publication:
Great Britain England London.
Contents:
part. I. Jerusalem.
Ordnance survey of Jerusalem, by Captain Wilson.
Excavations at Jerusalem, by Captain Warren.
pt. II. The Holy Land.
Sea of Galilee, by Captain Wilson.
The architectural remains of Palestine, by R. Phené Spiers.
The Hauran, by the Count de Vogüé.
The survey of Palestine, by Lieutenant Anderson.
On the pottery and glass found in the excavations, by the Rev. Greville J. Chester.
Moabite stone.
Sinai, by the Rev. F. W. Holland.
Notes:
Published under the auspices of the Palestine Exploration Fund; the seal of the Palestine Exploration Fund embossed on spine.
"Appendices": p. [327]-334.
Index: p. [549]-554.
"There are five illustrations ... which ... appeared in the 'Illustrated London News'; and permission has been ... given to reproduce them here with some slight alterations made by Captain Warren himself."--p. vi.
Includes bibliographical references.
Local notes:
Holy Land Collections copy has the autograph of R. M. Morris on the half-title page.
Holy Land Collections copy extra-illustrated by R. M. Morris with his ms. notes, commentaries, annotations, bibliographical references, and illustrations, in ink and pencil, and some color, including maps and plans, as well as plates from other publications, on 81 leaves of plates (incl. 17 folded).
Holy Land Collections copy has an advertisement slip for this publication tipped in at the front endpapers.
Holy Land Collections copy has the bookplate of Paola and Bertrand Lazard on the front paste-down endpaper.
Holy Land Collections copy purchased for the Penn Libraries at the Pierre Bergé & associés auction held on April 29, 2008.
Penn Provenance:
Lazard, Bertrand (bookplate) (former owner) (Holy Land Collections copy)
Lazard, Paola (bookplate) (former owner) (Holy Land Collections copy)
Morris, R. M. (autograph) (Holy Land Collections copy)
Penn Chronology:
1871
Contributor:
Warren, Charles, Sir, 1840-1927.
Morrison, Walter, 1836-1921.
Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn, 1815-1881.
Vogüé, Melchior, marquis de, 1829-1916.
Anderson, S. (Samuel), 1839-1881.
Chester, Greville John, 1830-1892.
Holland, Frederick Whitmore, 1837-1880.
Spiers, Richard Phené, 1838-1916.
Palestine Exploration Fund.
Richard Bentley and Son.
William Clowes and Sons.
Holy Land Collections (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
14058427
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