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Hobhouse, John Cam, 1st Baron Broughton (1786-1869) A Journey through Albania and other Provinces of Turkey in Europe and Asia, to Cons

Auction:
2865B
Lot:
200
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2865B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Hobhouse, John Cam, 1st Baron Broughton (1786-1869) A Journey through Albania and other Provinces of Turkey in Europe and Asia, to Constantinople, during the Years 1809 and 1810.
London: for James Cawthorn, 1813.
Second edition, in two large quarto volumes, illustrated with two engraved frontispieces (one for each volume); two folding maps; seventeen hand-colored plates (of which six are double-page, several of the costume plates heightened with metallic color); and four additional full page plates of music and facsimiles of documents; lacking pages between the end of volume one and the beginning of volume two: volume one ends on page 539, volume two picks up on page 543 in the middle of a sentence; title page and frontispiece in volume one damaged with loss; bound in uniform half leather, worn, front board to volume two detached, 10 1/4 x 8 in. (2)
Estimate $700-900


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James Cawthorn, John Cam, Hobhouse baronets, John Hobhouse, London, Albania, Turkey

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