Views of Jeddah, Mocha, and Cairo

(Measom, William). The route of the Overland Mail to India.

London, Atchley & Co., [1851].

Folio. 32 full-page wood-engraved plates including pictorial title. Original decorative blueboards gilt, rebacked preserving spine, new endpapers.


Views include Jeddah, Mocha, Cairo, etc. This work is published without text. The plates are set on a stone coloured background. A couple of the plates are signed by William Measom. The suggested publication date is taken from an inscription on the original front pastedown (bound in), and is consistent with the dates of other works illustrated by Measom.

Occasional mostly light foxing and soiling.


OCLC 23070449.