Auction 113, Lot 864

"The Beauties of the Bosphorus, Volume I", Pardoe, Julia

Subject: Miscellaneous Books

Period: 1838 (published)

Publication: George Virtue (publisher)

Color: Black & White

Size:
8.5 x 10.5 inches
21.6 x 26.7 cm

Volume I (of 2) of this classic travel book of the Romantic period. "Illustrated in a series of views of Constantinople and its environs, from original drawings by W.H. Bartlett." First edition, 99 pp., plus frontispiece, 47 steel engraved plates and 1 map Environs of Constantinople with the Thracian Bosphorus. Hardbound in full contemporary bind & gilt-stamped red leather, gilt edges. Sold as a collection of plates.

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Condition: C

Covers worn cover, splits on the spine. Foxing throughout.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $190

Closed on 12/7/2005

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