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DAVENPORT, W.

Historical portraiture of leading events in the life of Ali Pacha,

Vizier of Epirus, surnamed the Lion in a series of designs, drawn by W. Davenport, & engraved by Hunt with a biographical sketch.

Stock Code
105198
London, M'lean, 1823
£3,500

The strikingly dramatized scenes depicted were evidently chosen by Davenport to give a romantic view of Ali Pacha's life. The text was taken from Beauchamp's Life of Ali Pacha.

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Description

First edition, folio (41 x 29.5 cm), pp 9-30, [2] publisher's list, 6 hand-coloured aquatint plates including frontispiece by G. Hunt after Davenport, all captioned, uncut in original brown boards, original lettering label to upper copy, neatly rebacked, light marks to boards, an excellent example.

Bibliography

Atabey 325; Abbey (Travel), 206; Blackmer 454; Droulia 417.

Stock ID:105198

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