Lot 66 - JAMES SILK BUCKINGHAM - TRAVELS IN MESOPOTAMIA, Including a Journey From Aleppo to Baghdad by The Route of Beer, Orfah, Diarbekir, Mardin and Mousul with Researches on the Ruins of Nineveh, Babylon and Other Ancient Cities

6- JAMES SILK BUCKINGHAM - TRAVELS IN MESOPOTAMIA, Including a Journey From Aleppo to Baghdad by The Route of Beer, Orfah, Diarbekir, Mardin and Mousul with Researches on the Ruins of Nineveh, Babylon and Other Ancient Cities

Henry Colburn, London, 1827. 2 volumes; 1st volume 470 pp., 2nd volume 538 pp., 22.5x13.5 cm. 1 folding map, 1 double page plan, 1 double-page and 27 full-page total of 28 engravings. It is in a luxurious full-leather binding with ribs, gilt writing and patterns on the spine, the spine has been professionally repaired. A fine collection copy. Atabey 163, Weber 146.

MOST FAMOUS OTTOMAN MESOPOTAMIA TRAVELOGUE OF THE EARLY 19TH CENTURY…

THE RICH HISTORY AND CULTURE OF OTTOMAN MESOPOTAMIA BETWEEN THE EUPHRATES AND TIGRIS RIVERS IN THE EARLY 19TH CENTURY BY BUCKINGHAM, FAMOUS BRITISH POLITICIAN, JOURNALIST AND AUTHOR KNOWN FOR HIS DETAILED TRAVEL BOOKS OF UNKNOWN OR LITTLE KNOWN AREAS OF HIS PERIOD…

HISTORICAL CITIES AND TURKS, ARABS, KURDS AND OTHER ETHNIC GROUPS IN THE REGION…

Estimate: 1.290 - 1.863 EU    

Starting Bid: 860 EU

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