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Allan, John Harrison.
A PICTORIAL TOUR IN THE MEDITERRANEAN: INCLUDING MALTA - DALMATIA - TURKEY - ASIA MINOR - GRECIAN ARCHIPELAGO - EGYPT - NUBIA - GREECE - IONIAN ISLANDS - SICILY - ITALY - AND SPAIN. LONDON: LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN AND LONGMANS, 1843
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Allan, John Harrison.
A PICTORIAL TOUR IN THE MEDITERRANEAN: INCLUDING MALTA - DALMATIA - TURKEY - ASIA MINOR - GRECIAN ARCHIPELAGO - EGYPT - NUBIA - GREECE - IONIAN ISLANDS - SICILY - ITALY - AND SPAIN. LONDON: LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN AND LONGMANS, 1843
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Allan, John Harrison.
A PICTORIAL TOUR IN THE MEDITERRANEAN: INCLUDING MALTA - DALMATIA - TURKEY - ASIA MINOR - GRECIAN ARCHIPELAGO - EGYPT - NUBIA - GREECE - IONIAN ISLANDS - SICILY - ITALY - AND SPAIN. LONDON: LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN AND LONGMANS, 1843

first edition, folio (366 x 260mm.), half-title, 40 tinted lithographed plates, numerous wood-engraved illustrations in text, modern blue morocco-backed marbled boards, lacking the additional lithographed title, some light to medium spotting, mostly affecting margins and text


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Literature

Atabey 15; Abbey, Travel 200; Blackmer 24; not in Weber

Catalogue Note

Allan spent a year travelling in the Mediterranean in 1841-42. The plates are after his drawings and include views in Kos, Rhodes, Egypt, Greece, Sicily and Palermo.

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