Journey through Arabia Petrea to Mount Sinai and the Excavated City of Petra, the Edom of the Prophecies.
Laborde, Leon de.
Book ID: 4876
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FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. The second edition appeared in 1838, based on the French folio edition of 1830. The translator/editor of this version is unknown. He has edited Laborde’s text and has added to it information from other sources, particularly Irby, Mangles and Burckhardt’. Laborde made the journey to Petra with the engineer Linant de Bellefonds in February 1828. travelling from Suez via St. Catherine’s and Akabah. They were the first to make detailed views of the area. Many of the fine views are lithographed by Victor Adam.
Bibliographic Reference: For second edition 1838: Blackmer 930; Weber I, 277.