The Military Costume of Turkey. Illustrated by A Series of Engravings. From Drawings made on the Spot. Dedicated by Permission to His Excellency the Minister of the Ottoman Porte to his Britannic Majesty (= printed title).

London, Published by Thomas M'Lean, Haymarket, (1818).

Engraved title: 1818. Folio. Fine cont. full longgrained morocco. Richly gilt back, broad gilt borders, all edges gilt. A few scratches and corners lightly bumped. Very light wear to spine ends. Halftitle, Engraved title, Printed title, Dedicationleaf, Preface (5) pp., Contents (1) pp. and 30 textleaves. Handcoloured frontispiece, handcoloured title (with the Grand Vizir) and 29 fine handcoloured aquatint plates (= 30 + engr. title, complete). Frontispieceplate: His Excellency Antonaki Ramadani sign. in plate: Wageman del. et sculp. Plate and text fine, very light offsetting from plates.

First edition. - Colas No 2059. - Abbey No 373.

Order-nr.: 28546

DKK 13.500,00