Hebron is one of the most memorable sites of Palestine, as the abiding place of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style. Originally published in France between 1876 and 1888, Auguste Racinet’s Le Costume historique was in its day the most wide-ranging and incisive study of clothing ever attempted.
Covering the world history of costume, dress, and style from antiquity through to the end of the 19th century, the six volume work remains completely unique in its scope and detail. “Some books just scream out to be bought; this is one of them.” ― Vogue.com
The Nile is the only river of Egypt, and is called by way of pre-eminence the River.
The island of Cyprus was known to the Hebrews under the name of Chetim (or Kittim), from Kittim the son of Javan, the son of Japhet, the son of Noah.
The Textile Manual is an encyclopaedia of textile information, from material to yarn, from fabric structure to the finishing process. Encompassing practical tips for a range of textiles and detailed visuals, this ultra-accessible manual is the perfect companion for fashion aficionados and aspiring fashion designers.
Various views of Nazareth of the 19th and early 20th century. Photographs and illustrations. The Plain of Esdraelon. Mount of Precipitation.
Tabor is a beautiful mountain, wholly of limestone, and rising about a thousand feet above the great Plain of Esdraelon.
The Cedars of Lebanon are now comparatively few, and with them are gone the eagles and wild beasts, to which they afforded shelter
The Golden Gate is a walled gate on the east side of the Jerusalem Temple Mount / Haram ash-Sharif, dating from early Islamic times.
Mount Moriah is the third of the four hills on which Jerusalem stood in the time of Jesus Christ, according to the description of Josephus.
Our view is taken, looking towards the south. This celebrated mountain, on one of the ridges of which Noah’s “ark rested in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month,” …
The Red Sea separates Egypt from Arabia. The Port of Suez stands at the mouth of the canal which formerly united the Red Sea with the Mediterranean.