London: Day & Son for FG Moon, 1842-45. Tinted lithograph by Louis Haghe after Roberts, 36 x 51.5 cm, slight marginal waterstaining. From the first edition of ‘The Holy Land’ which, with ‘Egypt and Nubia’, form “one of the most important and elaborate ventures in nineteenth-century publishing, and … the apotheosis of the tinted lithograph” (Abbey). A general view of the Nabataean settlement at Petra, looking back along the valley from the commercial and adminstrative centre of the site towards the royal tombs. Abbey, Travel, 385.