FRANKLAND, Charles Colville. Travels to and from Constantinople, in the years 1827 and 1828: or personal narrative of a journey from Vienna, through Hungary, Transylvania, Wallachia, Bulgaria, and Roumelia, to Constantinople; and from that city to the capital of Austria, by the Dardanelles, Tenedos, the plains of Troy, Smyrna, Napoli di Romania, Athens, Egina, Poros, Cyprus, Syria, Alexandria, Malta, Sicily, Italy, Istria, Carniola, and Styria. London, Henry Colborn, 1829.2 volumes. Contemporary half calf, spines ruled in gilt and with morocco-labels (sl. rubbed). With two coloured aquatint frontispieces, 4 engraved maps (2 folding), 11 woodengraved plates, and 14 aquatint engravings (including 3 folding panoramas). XIV,373; VIII,310 pp. First edition. - Charles Colville Frankland (1797 - 1876) was an English Captain who spent 15 month travelling in the Levant. He took leave and went in a caleche with two horses from Vienna through Hungary and Bulgaria to Istanbul. After an excursion to the Troad and Izmir he returned to Vienna via Syria, Alexandria and Athens. The fine plates include costumes and views of Constantinople, Nauplion, Smyrna, Damascus, Beirut, etc and are after drawings by the author. - Fine.Atabey Collection 460; Blackmer Collection 628; Weber 174; Abbey, Travel, 26.. [Boeknr.: 28599 ]

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LEBANON. EXPOSITION LETTRES ET VISAGES DU LIBAN ET DE L'ORIENT. Organisée par Philippe Duvollet. Dijon, l'Association 'Palimpseste', 1983. 4to. Pictorial wrappers. With many illustrations. 137 pp. A fine illustrated catalogue. [Boeknr.: 32804 ]

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PALESTINE. - Drie weken in Palestina en op den Libanon. Naar den 4e druk, uit het Engelsch vertaald. Schiedam, de Munnik en Wijnands, 1835.Original boards. With lithographed frontispiece depicting Jerusalem. XVI,182 pp. First Dutch edition. - Translation of Three weeks in Palestine and Lebanon. London 1833; many times reprinted (13th edition in English in 1853). - (Some waterstaining).Tobler p.152 (English and German ed. only). [Boeknr.: 8634 ]

€ 150,00

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