Lot 30: Hobhouse (John Cam, Baron Broughton)



2015-10-06 14:39:49

Lot 30: Hobhouse (John Cam, Baron Broughton). A Journey Through Albania, and Other Provinces of Turkey in Europe and Asia, to Constantinople During the Year 1809 and 1810, 2nd ed., 1813, engraved uncoloured frontispiece, two folding engraved maps, engraved plan, two facsimile letters, engraved plate of Greek music, 16 hand-coloured aquatint plates only (of 17, lacking plate 13, View of Tophana), scattered light spotting, one or two frayed foredges, recent green half morocco by Maltbys, 4to. Abbey Travel 202; Blackmer 821. The second edition, second issue with the continuous pagination in one volume. A famous account of the author's tour of Greece with Lord Byron in 1809 and 1810, which additionally provides much information on the court of Ali Pasha. (1) Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction October 2015 Wednesday, 14th October 2015 Estimate: £800-1200
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