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Picturesque Palestine, Sinai and Egypt

Collection Data

Wilson, Charles William, Sir, 1836-1905 (Author)
Fenn, Harry, 1838-1911 (Illustrator)
Woodward, John Douglas, 1846-1924 (Illustrator)
Cousen, Charles, 1819-1889 (Engraver)
Willmore, Arthur, 1814-1888 (Engraver)
Saddler, John, 1813-1892 (Engraver)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1880 - 1884
Place: London
Publisher: J.S. Virtue and Co., Ltd.
Library locations
George Arents Collection
Shelf locator: Arents BIP+ (Wilson, C. Picturesque 1899) 04-207
Palestine -- Description and travel
Sinai (Egypt) -- Description and travel
Egypt -- Description and travel
Statement of responsibility: edited by Sir Charles W. Wilson ; assisted by the most eminent Palestine explorers ; with numerous engravings on steel and wood.
Content: Each part (div.) in the original illustrated pale blue paper covers, as issued. Title pages and other preliminaries in pt. 10. Prospectus and publisher's advertisements on p. [4] of covers of parts. Div. 9 in light gray paper covers, has title: Picturesque Palestine.
Content: Added engraved title pages.
Content: Vol. 1: x, 240 p., [10] leaves of plates; v. 2: vi, 240 p., [12] leaves of plates; v. 3: vi, 240 p., [11] leaves of plates; v. 4: vi, 236 p., [9] leaves of plates.
Content: Illustrations: 42 prints (incl. engraved title pages) : steel engraving ; full-page. By C. Cousen, A. Willmore, J. Saddler and others, after H. Fenn, J. Woodward and others. -- Ca. 600 reproductions of wood engravings throughout the text.
Acquisition: Acc. 1235
Physical Description
Extent: 10 pts. (4 v.) :ill., maps ;34 cm.
Arents copy partly unopened.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15965986
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bfc47200-a08c-0135-74ef-6315d4844a58
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