new edition, folding maps and plans, some spotting at the beginnings, 3 vols. 8vo, original cloth, slightly worn, library label on spine, bookplates of The Libraryof the Society of Saint Francis, Glasshampton, Shrawley, Worcester,
Stanley had travelled extensively in the Middle East in 1852-3, had published "Sinai and Palestine" in 1856, when he was appointed Oxford Professor of Ecclesiastical History. He accompanied the Prince of Wales on his Middle Eastern Tour in 1862. The first edition of these lectures came out in 1863.
Stock ref: 13116