ALBUM MISSIONIS TERRAE SANCTAE. PARS PRIMA JUDAEA ET GALILAEA. [with]: PARS ALTERA SYRIA, CYPRUS, AEGYPTUS
by [Holy Land]
Milan: Luigi Micheli, 1893. Two volumes. ,146,; ,147-263, leaves. 263 photogravures. Printed on heavy stock. Thick, oblong quarto. Original stamped cloth with leather spines, gilt. Moderate wear to spine and corners. Small ink stamps on edges of text blocks, a few in text, not affecting images. Several leaves loose. Very good. Scarce work on Franciscan missions in the Holy Land. with 263 photogravures of places facing explanatory text. The first volume contains images of Judea and Galilee, while the second comprises illustrations of Syria, Cyprus, and Egypt. Illustrations include exterior scenes showing missions in their surroundings, town views, scenes of holy places, including the Stations of the Cross in Jerusalem, interiors of the churches, scenes in the missions including printing shops and a variety of manufacturing shops, and group shots of friars with their students. A superb collection of images.
(Inventory #: WRCAM51732)
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