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PICTURESQUE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE ...TURKS
Picturesque representations of the dress and manners of the Turks. Illustrated in sixty coloured engravings, with descriptions.
London: printed for John Murray, by W. Bulmer and Co., 1814.
[2], v, [123] p., 60 hand-coloured aquatint pl. ; 23.1 cm. (8º)

The text is attributed to William Alexander, an assistant keeper of antiquities at the British Museum. The engravings are after drawings 'made on the spot, about four years ago, by Monsieur Dalviment' (p. iv). Tooley, no. 378.

Binding C19th dark blue morocco, both covers with central diaper pattern lozenge motif and decorative borders tooled in gilt and blind to match the companion volumes on English (q.v.), Austrian (q.v.), Chinese (q.v.), and Russian costume (q.v.), blind- and gilt-tooled spine direct-lettered in gilt 'Costume Of Turkey', gilt edges.

Reference Number 3030


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