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ALLOM, Thomas, illustrator; Rev. Robert Walsh.

Constantinople and the scenery of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor illustrated.

In a series of drawings from nature ... with an historical account of Constantinople, and description of the plates ...

Stock Code
102742
London, Fisher, 1845
£950

Allom spent nine months in Constantinople during 1836-37, preparing the drawings for this work. Originally issued in parts, it provides a fine pictorial records of the city, and ranks as one of the most attractive steel-engraved books of the period.

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Description

First edition, 2 volumes in 1, 4to, 2 additional engraved titles with pictorial vignettes, 2 frontispieces, 92 full-page engraved plates, 2 maps, contemporary half calf over marbled boards, morocco lettering pieces, a fine clean copy.

Bibliography

Atabey 1316; Blackmer 1766.

Stock ID:102742

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