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Illustrations of Cairo: Mosque of Juyushi, Muqattam.

The Mosque of Juyushi. Hay, Robert. lithographed by J.C.Bourne after Hay, O.B.Carter & C.Laver The Mosque of Juyushi. "Mosque of El-Guyoshee near Cairo." On stone by J.C. Bourne from a Drawing by O.B.Carter Archt. Printed by C. Hullmandel. London Tilt and Bogue 1840
Tinted lithograph of the Mosque of Juyushi near Cairo from Robert Hay's "Illustrations of Cairo..."
The view shows the mosque built upon the Muqattam hills overlooking Cairo.
The plates of the streets within Cairo are often the only records of the city at that time, as many of the buildings were demolished in the succeeding years.
Robert Hay much less famous than his fellow countryman and contemporary David Roberts nevertheless made the greater contribution to Egyptian Archaeology with his two expeditions of 1824-8 & 1829-34. Bright and clean; lithographers pinholes to corners of image, as usual; very short tear [7mm] to lower right edge, repaired with archival tape to verso.
Abbey Travel I 270; Blackmer 794; Gay 2497; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p 292 261 by 361mm (10¼ by 14¼ inches).    €150
Stock No. 2641 - Middle East full description

The Streets of Cairo: Fountain of El- Mudaffar.

Tomb and Fountain of El-Mudaffar. Hay, Robert. lithographed by J.C.Bourne after Hay, O.B.Carter & C.Laver Tomb and Fountain of El-Mudaffar. "Tomb & Fountain of El Mudaffar." On stone by J.C. Bourne from a Drawing by O.B.Carter Archt. Published for the Proprietors by Hodgson & Greaves.1840. M & N Hanhart lith. Printers. London Tilt and Bogue 1840
Tinted lithograph of the tomb and fountain of el- Mudaffar, Cairo from Robert Hay's "Illustrations of Cairo..."
The view shows the fountain and various tradesmen and merchants in the street. The plates of the streets within Cairo are often the only records of the city at that time, as many of the buildings were demolished in the succeeding years.
Robert Hay much less famous than his fellow countryman and contemporary David Roberts nevertheless made the greater contribution to Egyptian Archaeology with his two expeditions of 1824-8 & 1829-34. Generally clean; light toning to edges of page.; lithographer's pinholes to corners of image, as usual.
Abbey Travel I 270; Blackmer 794; Gay 2497; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p 292 414 by 280mm (16¼ by 11 inches).    €300
Stock No. 2636 - Middle East full description

The Streets of Cairo: Al-Gamaliya & the Khanqah of Baybars II.

View in : Al-Gamaliya  with part of the Mosque or  Khanqah of Baybars II. Hay, Robert. lithographed by J.C.Bourne after Hay, O.B.Carter & C.Laver View in : Al-Gamaliya with part of the Mosque or Khanqah of Baybars II. "View in Jemáleeyeh with part of the Mosque called The Beybarseeyeh" On stone by T.Boys from a Drawing by O.B.Carter Archt. Printed by C. Hullmandel. London Tilt and Bogue 1840
Tinted lithograph of El Muezz El Din street and the Khanqah of Baybars II. Cairo from Robert Hay's "Illustrations of Cairo..."
The view shows a busy El Muezz El Din Stree in Al Gamaliya with the minaret of the Khanqah of Baybars II .Built in 1309, in the medieval Islamic Cairo era, to accommodate four hundred Sufis, and children of the Mamluks. This is the oldest Khanqah, or hostel in Cairo
The plates of the streets within Cairo are often the only records of the city at that time, as many of the buildings were demolished in the succeeding years.
Robert Hay much less famous than his fellow countryman and contemporary David Roberts nevertheless made the greater contribution to Egyptian Archaeology with his two expeditions of 1824-8 & 1829-34. Clean & bright; lithographers pinholes to corners of image, as usual.
Abbey Travel I 270; Blackmer 794; Gay 2497; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p 292 380 by 279mm (15 by 11 inches).    €400
Stock No. 2640 - Middle East full description

The Streets of Cairo: View of Al-Gamaliya Street, near the Wikala of Dhu al Fiqar.

View in the street of Al-Gamaliya. Hay, Robert. lithographed by J.C.Bourne after Hay, O.B.Carter & C.Laver View in the street of Al-Gamaliya. "View in the Jemáleeyeh, near the WeKáleh of zu-l-Fakár." On stone by J.C. Bourne from a Drawing by O.B.Carter Archt. Printed by Day & Haghe, Lith.rs to the Queen. London Tilt and Bogue 1840
Tinted lithograph of the street of Al-Gamaliya. Cairo from Robert Hay's "Illustrations of Cairo..."
The view shows part of Al Gamiliya street near the Wikala of Dhu al Fiqar, which was the centre of the coffee trade in the eighteenth century; the buildings shows the Islamic architecture of the area.
The plates of the streets within Cairo are often the only records of the city at that time, as many of the buildings were demolished in the succeeding years.
Robert Hay much less famous than his fellow countryman and contemporary David Roberts nevertheless made the greater contribution to Egyptian Archaeology with his two expeditions of 1824-8 & 1829-34. Generally clean; slight toned darker to edges of page, and light spots to upper blank margin; lithographers pinholes to corners of image, as usual.
Abbey Travel I 270; Blackmer 794; Gay 2497; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p 292 378 by 283mm (15 by 11¼ inches).    €350
Stock No. 2637 - Middle East full description

Illustrations of Cairo: The Palace of Sheeref Bey.

View of a Palace of Shereef Bey. Hay, Robert. lithographed by J.C.Bourne after Hay, O.B.Carter & C.Laver View of a Palace of Shereef Bey. "View of a Palace of Shereef Bey." On stone by J.C. Bourne from a Drawing by O.B.Carter Archt. Printed by C. Hullmandel. London Tilt and Bogue 1840
Tinted lithograph of Shereef Bey's Palace, Cairo from Robert Hay's "Illustrations of Cairo..."
The view shows the palace standing on a large open square with numerous groups of camels.
The plates of the streets within Cairo are often the only records of the city at that time, as many of the buildings were demolished in the succeeding years.
Robert Hay much less famous than his fellow countryman and contemporary David Roberts nevertheless made the greater contribution to Egyptian Archaeology with his two expeditions of 1824-8 & 1829-34. Bright and clean; lithographers pinholes to corners of image, as usual.
Abbey Travel I 270; Blackmer 794; Gay 2497; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p 292 252 by 372mm (10 by 14¾ inches).    €300
Stock No. 2642 - Middle East full description

Views on the Nile: Giza, near Cairo.

View of Giza near Cairo . Hay, Robert. lithographed by J.C.Bourne after Hay, O.B.Carter & C.Laver View of Giza near Cairo . " El Geezah," Drawn on stone by J.C. Bourne after a drawing by Robt. Hay. Printed by C. Hullmandel. London Tilt and Bogue 1840
Tinted lithograph of Giza, from Robert Hay's "Illustrations of Cairo..."
The view shows Giza from the opposite bank of the Nile with various boats making their way along the river.
Robert Hay much less famous than his fellow countryman and contemporary David Roberts nevertheless made the greater contribution to Egyptian Archaeology with his two expeditions of 1824-8 & 1829-34. Clean and bright; lithographers pinholes to corners of image, as usual.
Abbey Travel I 270; Blackmer 794; Gay 2497; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p 292 245 by 430mm (9¾ by 17 inches).    €250
Stock No. 2628 - Middle East full description

The Streets of Cairo: Fountain Sabil-Kuttab of Katkhuda, Al-Muizz Street & Bayn-al-Qasrayn.

View of the fountain Sabil-Kuttab of Katkhuda, Al-Muizz Street &  Bayn-al-Qasrayn. Hay, Robert. lithographed by J.C.Bourne after Hay, O.B.Carter & C.Laver View of the fountain Sabil-Kuttab of Katkhuda, Al-Muizz Street & Bayn-al-Qasrayn. "Beyn El-Kasreyn (part of the principal street of Cairo) with a Public Fountain." On stone by J.C. Bourne from a Drawing by O.B.Carter Archt. Printed by Day & Haghe ,Lith.rs to the Queen. London Tilt and Bogue 1840
Tinted lithograph Bayn-al-Qasrayn. Cairo from Robert Hay's "Illustrations of Cairo..."
The view shows the busy central Al-Muizz Lideenillah street of Cairo, with the piazza called Bayn-al Qasrayn meaning" between the Palaces"; it shows the street life: tradesmen, merchants and visitors to the fountain of Sabil-Kuttab of Katkhuda in the centre of the image. The merchants and tradesmen sit upon mastabas;a woman begs in the middle of the street; two young boys are grinding flour an the foreground ; to their left a hookah or waterpipe sits upon the mastaba, the smoker just out of view.
The plates of the streets within Cairo are often the only records of the city at that time, as many of the buildings were demolished in the succeeding years.
Robert Hay much less famous than his fellow countryman and contemporary David Roberts nevertheless made the greater contribution to Egyptian Archaeology with his two expeditions of 1824-8 & 1829-34. Generally clean & bright; slightly toned to edges of page; lithographers pinholes to corners of image, as usual.
Abbey Travel I 270; Blackmer 794; Gay 2497; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p 292 381 by 275mm (15 by 10¾ inches).    €450
Stock No. 2638 - Middle East full description

Illustrations of Cairo:Qaleet Al-Kabsh & the Mosque of Ahmed ibn Tulun, Old Cairo.

View of the Rock Qaleet Al-Kabsh. Hay, Robert. lithographed by J.C.Bourne after Hay, O.B.Carter & C.Laver View of the Rock Qaleet Al-Kabsh. "View of part of the Kal at El- Kebsh." On stone by J.C. Bourne from a Drawing by O.B.Carter Archt. Printed by Day & Haghe. London Tilt and Bogue 1840
Tinted lithograph of the rock of Qaleet Al-Kabsh, Old Cairo from Robert Hay's "Illustrations of Cairo..."
The view shows the rock and part of the Mosque of Ahmend ibn Tulun; originally outside the walls it was encircled at the time of Saladin.
The plates of the streets within Cairo are often the only records of the city at that time, as many of the buildings were demolished in the succeeding years.
Robert Hay much less famous than his fellow countryman and contemporary David Roberts nevertheless made the greater contribution to Egyptian Archaeology with his two expeditions of 1824-8 & 1829-34. Bright and clean slight toning to left edge of page; lithographers pinholes to corners of image, as usual.
Abbey Travel I 270; Blackmer 794; Gay 2497; Ibrahim-Hilmy I, p 292 278 by 384mm (11 by 15 inches).    €200
Stock No. 2644 - Middle East full description

View of Damascus.

Damascus. Johann Christoph Wagner by Jacob Koppmayer Damascus. "Damascus" Augsburg: Jacob Koppmayer 1684-1685.
Copper engraved view of Damascus from Johann Christoph WAGNER's " Delineatio provinciarum Pannoniae et imperii Turcici in oriente. Eine grundrichtige Beschreibung deß ganzen Aufgangs sonderlich aber deß hochlöblichen Königreichs Ungarn und der ganzen Türckey." by Jacob Koppmayer.
The view shows the city from outside the walls, with the mountains behind. Key below . Dark Impression; lower centre fold split repaired where guard removed; very light foxing to sky.
Graesse VII, p. 409; Hiler p. 889; Lipperheide Lb22; 290 by 345mm (11½ by 13½ inches).    €400
Stock No. 2006 - Middle East full description

Aleppo, Former Capital of Syria.

Aleppo Le Bruyn, Cornelis Aleppo "Aleppo" Delft Hendrik van Krooneveld 1698
Long, folded, copper engraved panoramic view of Aleppo from "Reizen van Cornelis de Bruyn, door de Vermaardste Deelen van Klein Asia...."[ "Voyage au Levant"]. Black & white; verso blank
The image is one of the largest of the former capital of Syria,showing the full extent of the city; the view is taken from the high ground looking down on the city. In the foreground a caravan arrives at the end of the Silk road. Dark impression; folded; 2 plates joined; toning to sky; dampstaining to upper and lower margins; old repaired splits to lower folds.
Blackmer/ Navari:225; Blackmer/Sotheby's 47;[ French edition 1704]. 305 by 1030mm (12 by 40½ inches).    €700
Stock No. 2015 - Middle East full description


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