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KEPPEL, Hon. George.

Narrative of a journey across the Balcan,

by the two passes of Selimno and Pravadi; also of a visit to Azani, and other newly discovered ruins in Asia Minor, in the years 1829-30.

Stock Code
84673
London, Henry Colburn, 1831
£875

The present work describes Keppel's second major journey, on which he visited Constantinople, Scutari and Smyrna, following that of his travels home overland from India, where he served as aide-de-camp to the Governor-General, the Marquess of Hastings.

He arrived in Constantinople in 1829, stays with ambassador Sir Robert Gordon at Therapia, and visits the Turkish flagship and the Kaptan Pasha.

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Description

First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo, xvi, 463; xi, 465, [2](ads)pp., half-title vol. i., hand-coloured frontispiece, 3 engraved maps and plans, 2 folding, contemporary red polished half calf gilt,lightly rubbed, an excellent set.

Bibliography

Atabey 632; Blackmer 909; Koç II, 283; Abbey (Travel) 207; Weber I, 201.

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