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Title: Constantinople, Album De
Description: Constantinople, Schranz & Percherin. 1855, First Thus. Decorated Cloth, Folio - over 15" - 23" Oblong. Book, No Text, No Title. Album with two, folded, tinted, Lithographed Views [each measuring 25 x 168 cm] Each made up of 4 joined prints; "Vue General Du Bosphore; de Constantinople a Roumelli Hissari [prise de l' Asie] 4 lvs. mounted. With: Vue Generale du Bosphore, de Constantinople a Roumeli Hassari [prise de l "Asie] 25 x 168 cm. With:a collection of prints, finely printed in colours: Scutari 23 x 33 cm. Cimetiere Turc; 22 x 33 cm. Coloured. Barque du Sultan, 23 x 33 cm. Coloured, Hissari de Europe y de Asie; 23 x 33 cm. Coloured Palais du Sultan; 25 x 37 cm.Coloured, Le marchand de Bons Bons, 23 x 33 cm. Coloured, Prairie de Buyuk Dere; 23 x 33 cm. Coloured, Bachi Bouzouks, 23 x 33 cm. Coloured. Constantinople; 26 x 38 cm. Coloured, Araba de Constantinople & Derwiches [2 smaller, coloured prints on 1 leaf] Vue General de Smyrne, 25 x 40 cm. Tinted lithograph. Ecrivains & Bachi Bouzouks, 2 smaller, coloured prints on 1 leaf. A fine copy with minimal traces of use/age. Some mild creases to 2 panels of the panoramic view, vividly coloured prints, [printed in colours] generous margins to all pages. Except for the last print, Mont Olympe, which was never present in this copy. An indentical copy as the Atabey copy, which sold at Sothebys for 16730 GBP.See: Atabey Nr. 1080, and Blackmer 1505-1507. Weber; 1154, Not in Abbey, nor BLC. In the original gilt stamped cloth binding. In all, a fine, clean and desirable copy of a scarce collection of prints. Very Good/No Jacket.

Keywords: Ottoman Empire. Turkey. Constantinople.

Price: EUR 9500.00 = appr. US$ 10325.05 Seller: Quist - Antiquaar
- Book number: 2696

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