459. [Costume - Turkey]

[WAGEMAN, Thomas Charles]

The military costume of Turkey. Illustrated by a series of engravings, from drawings made on the spot.

London, Th. McLean, 1818

Folio.

Cardboard binding, marbled paper on covers, title label on front cover.

First edition of this well-known work. Ill. with a hand-coloured engr. front. being a portrait of the dedicatee, "His Excellency Antonaki Ramadani, minister of the Ottoman Porte to His Britannic Majesty", an engr. additional title printed in sepia with a large hand-coloured aquatint vign. and 28 hand-coloured aquatint pl.
Ref.
Abbey travel 373. - Colas 2059. - Blackmer 1125. - Lipperheide 2388.

€ 800 / 1.000

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