This is David Roberts’s pioneering masterpiece of lithography, Fine Edition of only produced by The Folio Society
The Folio Society 2014, London. David Roberts. THE HOLY LAND & EGYPT AND NUBIA in 2 vols. Bound in cloth and blocked with designs by Neil Gower. Gilded top edges, red ribbon markers. measured by 14¾" x 10¾" Each volume is presented in an individual slipcase. This pair would make a superb, striking addition to any library.
LIST OF TITLES: a set in 2 volumes:
- "The Holy Land: Syria, Idumea and Arabia", 304 pages, including 123 plates, portrait of Roberts and map
- "Egypt and Nubia", 272 pages, including 124 plates and map
Two massive volumes measuring 15" x 11 1/2" x 3" overall and weighing over 13 lbs total.
Printed by Editoriale Bortolazzi, Verona, on heavyweight Gardapat Kiara paper. Presented in hand-made slipcases bound in cloth and lined with coloured paper, with inserts in the bases to support the weight of the books. Beautiful colour lithographs throughout faithfully reproduced from the originals.
This Folio Society Fine Edition 2014 , slightly smaller than the Limited Edition version. These copies quickly sold out when released in 2010. This smaller version (the Fine Edition) was produced in 2014 to meet demand but is dwarfed by the Limited Edition version which weighs around 8kg per each volume.
Bound in full canvas cloth printed silkscreen in black and gold with a design by Neil Gower derived from Robert's originals. Photos of actual books.
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- Folio Society 2014
- Fine Edition 2-Vol. Collector's Set
- Hardcover, Fine Binding w/Slipcase
- see product description
- 15" x 11 1/2" x 3" overall