Journal of a Tour in The Holy Land in May and June, 1840.

Egerton, Lady Francis.

Book ID: 662


8vo. [2], 141 pp., [1], engraved frontispiece, four tinted lithographic views from original drawings by Lord Francis Egerton, half-title, green embossed cloth, lightly soiled and rubbed at lower back, title gilt on spine, previous owner’s inscription on half title page, occasional foxing, otherwise in good condition, for private circulation only, Harrison & Co, London, first edition, 1841.


First and only edition. Printed for private circulation only, for the benefit of the Ladies’ Hibernian Female Society. These extracts are from Lady Francis’s diary, originally intended for friends. Lord and Lady Francis spent the winter and spring of 1839-40 travelling in the Mediterranean, mostly abroad Lord Francis’s own yacht. The fruits of this tour was this work, and another collection of lithographic plate views of Palestine and Lebanon (c. 1845). Lord Egerton wrote Mediterranean Sketches (1843).
Bibliographic references: Abbey Travel 384; Blackmer 536; Tobler P. 164; Rohrich 1921.

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