PREZIOSI (AMEDEO) Stamboul. Recollections of Eastern Life, 1858
Lot 132
PREZIOSI (AMEDEO) Stamboul. Recollections of Eastern Life, 1858
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US$ 12,000 - 16,000

Lot Details
PREZIOSI (AMEDEO) Stamboul. Recollections of Eastern Life, 1858
PREZIOSI (AMEDEO)
Stamboul. Recollections of Eastern Life, first edition, tinted lithographed pictorial title, 29 chromolithographed plates, captions in English and French, later half morocco, part of original calligraphic gilt cloth binding on upper cover [cf. Atabey 999, second issue 1861; Blackmer 1353, second edition 1865], oblong folio, Paris, Lemercier, 1858

Footnotes

  • A FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION, which includes an additional plate ("Corps de garde") not found in subsequent editions. Preziosi, an artist from Malta, was resident in Constantinople from 1842 onwards, his studio being mentioned in Murray's guidebook as late as 1871.
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