Topography of Palestine

Ferrario, Giulio. Descrizione della Palestina o storia del Vangelo.

Milano, Società Tipografica de' Classici Italiani, 1831.

4to (193 x 258 mm). (4), 171, (5) pp. With 30 hand-coloured aquatint plates, 1 folding engraved map coloured in outline, 1 hand-coloured engraved plan, 1 uncoloured plate. Modern blue cloth with metal corner-pieces. Top-edge gilt.

 1,800.00

First edition of this fine topography of the Holy Land. "The signing artists include G. Bramati, Citterio, D. Landini, Bonatti, A. Angeli" (cf. Lipperheide). The splendidly coloured aquatints mostly show views (including Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Bethany), costumes, churches, sepulchres, temples, etc.

Some foxing to edges and margins as common; very minor clean tear to outer margin of map. A a wide-margined copy complete of the map and the hand-coloured plates.

Tobler 217. Lipperheide Lc 10. Roehricht 1757.