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WALSH, Robert (1772-1852) (text). ALLOM, Thomas (1804-1872) (illus.), [Association copy Ludwig Fr. Wedekind z. Horst ex-libris b

Title Constantinople and the Scenery of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor. The Turkish Empire Illustrated. First Series. In a series of drawings from nature by Thomas Allom. With an Historical Account of Constantinople by the Rev. Robert Walsh,
Illustrator Allom, Thomas
Publisher London, Paris & New York Fisher, Son & Co.
Date n.d.
Book ID 37775
First Edition  

Description

Quarto. Volume one (only). Quarter green morocco over buckram boards, 4 raised bands to spine, compartments, decorated and ruled in gilt. Original engraved cover bound in, 1 double page map, frontis. map engraved by Alex. Findlay, engraved title page, 45 other tissue-protected engravings, by Th. Allom and others. xxxvi+84pp.. Colour bookplate by Otto Hupp. A very nice copy but volume one only. Browning to many plates and water stain to some six plates at back. Otherwise very tight and clean. Robert Walsh, Irish priest and chaplain in Constantinople, Thomas Allom, English architect, collaborated on this travel album. “... together with Miss Julia Pardoe's work (this) is one of the most characteristic albums of that period, extolling mainly the architectural and natural beauties of the multicultural capital of the Ottoman Empire.” Ioli Vingopoulou
Price: £150.00

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