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Auktion: Natural History, Travel, Atlases & Maps
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Turkey and the Levant. A COLLECTION OF 23 VOLUMES ON TURKEY AND THE LEVANT, IN ENGLISH, INCLUDING: Sandys, George. A Relation of a Journey begun An. Dom. 1610... containing a description of the Turkish Empire, of Aegypt, of the Holy Land... the third edition. London, 1627, folio, engraved title, double-page map, one plate and numerous illustrations, a few full-page, seventeenth-century panelled calf, title slightly holed, repaired tear in p.129, p.265 torn with loss of a few words from side note, folding map and p.247 slightly cropped, binding slightly rubbed, rebacked Montagu, Lady Mary Wortley. Letters... written, during her travels in Europe, Asia and Africa... [with] accounts of the policy and manners of the Turks. London, 1763, 3 volumes bound in one, first edition, 12mo, 3 half-titles, contemporary half calf Turner, William. Journal of a Tour in the Levant. London, 1820, 3 volumes, first edition, 8vo, 2 engraved folding maps and 22 plates, of which 6 plates are aquatint and hand-coloured, a few folding, errata leaf at end of volume 3, contemporary half calf, occasional spotting, lacking half-titles, bindings a bit worn Walpole, Robert. Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey. London, 1817, first edition, 4to, 14 engraved maps and plates, 6 double-page and/or folding, errata slip, contemporary diced calf gilt, some plates spotted, lower joint splitting Auldjo, John. Journal of a Visit to Constantinople, and some of the Greek Islands. London, 1835, first edition, presentation copy, inscribed "From the author", 8vo, half-title, 7 etched plates by George Cruikshank after the author, contemporary calf, occasional spotting or soiling, spine slightly worn Walsh, Robert. Constantinople and the Scenery of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor illustrated. London, [1838], 2 volumes in one, first edition, 4to, 2 engraved additional pictorial titles, 2 maps (one double-page) and 94 plates (of 93, this copy has an additional plate "Ancient Archway..." at p.73 vol.1), contemporary calf gilt, spotted, binding somewhat worn Newton, C.T. Travels & Discoveries in the Levant. London, 1865, 2 volumes, first edition, 8vo, half-titles, 41 plates and maps, some photographic, some folding, original cloth, some plates and text spotted Slade, Adolphus. Records of Travels in Turkey, Greece, &c. London, 1833-1832, 2 volumes, first edition, 8vo, 2 hand-coloured aquatint frontispieces, one folding map and one plate, contemporary calf, map and plate spotted, lacking half-titles, spines slightly rubbed and lacking some labels Alcock, Thomas. Travels in Russia, Persia, Turkey, and Greece. London, 1831, first edition, 8vo, folding aquatint frontispiece and lithographed map, modern cloth; and 10 others

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Auktionshaus: Sotheby's
Titel: Natural History, Travel, Atlases & Maps
Auktionsdatum: 13.11.2008
Adresse: Sotheby's