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    Luigi Mayer. Views in Palestine and Caramania, a Part of Asia Minor Hitherto Unexplored, from the Original Drawings Made on the Spot by Luigi Mayer. Pall Mall: R. Bower, 1803. First edition. Krown & Spellman retail: $2,500. Folio. Original blue paper boards, detached, worn, paper title label on front board. Includes twenty-nine hand-colored aquatint plates, all loose. Some minor wear to outer edges, a few with corner tears, no affect, all are suitable for framing as individual pieces. Text on plates both English and French. Several of the plates are in duplicate (see below), each unique in its coloring. Good or better. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.


    PLATES:
    1. Sepulchre Near Macri
    2. Caramanian Woodcutters
    3. Reservoir of the Sealed Fountain Near Bethlehem (3)
    4. The Sepulchre of Rachel (2, one with corner tear)
    5. Remains of Tower on Mount Zion (2)
    6. Sepulchres of the Judges of Israel (2)
    7. Tomb of the Valley of Jehosophat (3)
    8. Bridge Over the Brook Kedron (3)
    9. A Maronite Monk & Pilgrims (2)
    10. Ruins between Ramah & Jerusalem (3, one with tear at bottom)
    11. Pillar to Which Affixed Sentence Passed Our Savior
    12. Entrance to Sepulchres of Kings of Judah (2)
    13. Village of Bethany & Dead Sea (corner tear)
    14. Sepulchral Grots at the Head of Harbour Cacamo
    15. Sarcophagi & Sepulchres at Head of harbor of Cacamo
    16. Sepulchral Chambers Near Bethany.


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