Mayer | Views of the Ottoman Empire | Davenport, Historical Portraiture
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
GREECE AND THE LEVANT, A PRIVATE LIBRARY, LOTS 157-213
COLOUR PLATE BOOKS
Two volumes, comprising:
Mayer, Luigi. Views in the Ottoman empire, chiefly Caramania... with selections from the islands of Rhodes and Cyprus, and the celebrated cities of Corinth, Carthage, and Tripoli. London: Bowyer, 1803, folio, titles in English and French, 24 hand-coloured aquatint plates, contemporary half calf, lacking text, binding rather worn
Davenport, W. Historical portraiture of leading events in the life of Ali Pacha, vizier of Epirus. London: M'Lean, 1823, folio, 6 hand-coloured aquatint plates, contemporary morocco-backed boards, rather soiled, marginal tear in 3 plates (no loss), 2 leaves (B2-3) with stain and slight loss, binding worn
Blackmer 1098, 454; Atabey 787, 325
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
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