Henry Stebbing: The Christian in Palestine or Scenes of Sacred History
by William Henry Bartlett.
Published by George Virtue. London. 1847. Printed by Joseph Rickery of
Sherbourn Lane, London 4to. Full, cordovan binding. Raised spine and
boards expertly relaid with gilt. Maroon marbled end-papers. 4to.
78 fine and important steel engraved plates Stebbing adds his own
historical detail to Bartlett’s fine engravings. The book
surveys not only Israel and Palestine, but also Greece and Italy.
Save for some rubbing to hinges and corners, an unusually beautiful
and fresh copy of a book often found heavily foxed.