Photos taken by the author during his travels between 1905 and 1915

Moritz, Bernhard. Bilder aus Palästina, Nord-Arabien und dem Sinai. 100 Bilder nach Photographien mit erläuterndem Text.

Berlin, Reimer, 1916.

Oblong folio. 106 illustrations on 50 plates, each with separate title, in various sizes. With text booklet (2 ff., 16 pp.). Original half cloth portfolio in modern coffer.

Rare photographic work about important cities and parts of the countryside in Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, Egypt, and Palestine. Most of the photos were taken by the author during his travels between 1905 and 1915. The images of northern Hijaz, Mecca and Medina, which Moritz was unable to visit, were taken by Turkish friends. The images also show the construction of the Hedjaz Railway between Damascus and the holy sites of Mecca and Medina, as well as views of Medina, Mecca, Jeddah, Petra, and Jerusalem.

Plates and text well preserved; portfolio shows slight traces of restoration.