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WALPOLE, Robert.

Memoirs relating To European and Asiatic Turkey; edited from manuscript journals.

[With] Travels in various countries of the east; being a continuation of memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey.

Stock Code
102602
London, Longman, 1817
£3,500

A handsomely bound set of Walpole's travels between 1803 and 1808 to which are added accounts by other travellers such as Sibthorpe and Carlyle, and in the second volume, Leake, and Cockerell. The plates include a large panoramic view of Athens on four folding sheets by Haygarth, and a plan of Athens based on Fauvel's survey.

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Description

Second edition of first work, first edition of second, 2 volumes, 4to, xxii, viii, 615; xxi, [iii], 603, 8 pp., first work with 14 engraved plates including the 4 folding plates that form a panorama of Athens, second work with 13 engraved plates and an engraved vignette, uncut, contemporary half calf over marbled boards, spines in five compartments, morocco labels to second and fourth, others richly gilt, broad raised bands, scattered light foxing, a very handsome set.

Bibliography

Blackmer 1762 & 1763.

Stock ID:102602

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