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CURZON, Robert.

Visit To Monasteries In The Levant

Stock Code
106135
London, John Murray, 1850
£175

Curzon began his travels in 1833. The book is divided into sections on Egypt; Palestine; Meteora; and Mt. Athos where he attempted to buy manuscripts. Many of the engravings are of costumes and are based on originals which Curzon had commissioned from Preziosi.

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Description

Second edition, 8vo, lv, 420 pp., engraved title vignette, engraved frontispiece, 16 wood-engraved plates, including one double-page plan of the Holy Sepulchre, light spotting to frontispiece, title and plates, original black cloth gilt, light wear to extremities and edges, a very good copy.

Bibliography

Atabey 301; Blackmer 436.

Stock ID:106135

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