Lot 17 17- JOHN CAM HOBHOUSE – A JOURNEY THROUGH ALBANIA, AND OTHER PROVINCES OF TURKEY IN EUROPE AND ASIA, TO CONSTANTINOPLE, DURING THE YEARS 1809 AND 1810

17- JOHN CAM HOBHOUSE – A JOURNEY THROUGH ALBANIA, AND OTHER PROVINCES OF TURKEY IN EUROPE AND ASIA, TO CONSTANTINOPLE, DURING THE YEARS 1809 AND 1810

First edition. James Cawthrone, 1813, London. 1152 pp., 29x22 cm. 2 folding maps, 3 full-page engravings, 17 hand-coloured full-page engravings, 7 of which are double-page, and 2 full-page musical score engravings. It is in an all-leather binding of the period with ribs on the spine and gilt inscriptions. Atabey 584, Blackmer 821, Abbey 202.

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FAMOUS TRAVELOGUE BY JOHN HOBHOUSE, THE BRITISH POLITICIAN AND ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE LONDON GREEK COMMITTEE, OF THE JOURNEY WITH THE FAMOUS ENGLISH ROMANTIC POET LORD BYRON TO ALBANIA, GREECE AND TURKEY BETWEEN 1809 AND 1810…

A HISTORICAL DOCUMENT ABOUT THE PLANS OF WESTERN POWERS ON THE BALKANS AND THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN IN THE EARLY 19TH CENTURY...

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