London: Fisher, Son & Co., 1837. Hardcover. Bartlett, a popular artist of the day, attempted to capture "lively impressions of actual sights" in his engravings. Steel engravings are described by John Carne and include pastoral views of the Convent of St. Antonio, near Eden, Court of a Turkish House at Salahyeh, Djouni (Residence of Lady Hester Stanhope), Ferry over the Orontes, Halt of Caravan in the Desert, Israel (Beirout, Mount Lebanon, Mount Carmel, Jaffa); ; Greece (Antioch, Seleucia, Alexandria, Rhodes, Island of Syra, Castelorizo), Turkey (Burying ground at Sidon) and other.
4to, black leather and gilt decorated presentation binding, gilt edged paper, marbled endpapers, 76 pp, with 37 steel b&w engravings, cover edges rubbed and chip on back upper edge, corners bumped, light fox spotting on edges of several engravings, spine tight. Good + overall. Item #20876