SPL Hand Coloured Rare Book Collection Featuring Norman R Bobins

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PREZIOSI, Amadeo.
Stamboul. Souvenir d'Orient.

Published
Paris: [Imprimerie Lemercier], 1865.
References
Atabey 999 (1861 issue); Blacker 1353; Colas 2422 (1858 issue); Llewellyn & Newton 'Peoples and Places of Constantinople', London 1985; Bobins 1098.
Plates
29
Binding/Size
L=FOLIO
Value
25001-100000
Published
Paris: [Imprimerie Lemercier], 1865.
Ref
5518

Second edition. Folio, mounted on guards throughout, tinted lithograph title by Lemercier and 28 chromolithograph plates trimmed to the edge and mounted on thin card as issued. Original green pebble-grained cloth, gilt lettered and blind stamped. Coloured plates in order: 1. Title page. 2. Boutique de Drogues. 3. Derviches Mendiants. 4. Vendeurs - Arnautes. 5. Bohemiens. 6. Dames Turques a la Promenade. 7. Juifs. 8. Bazar des Soieries. 9. Voiture Turque. 10. Gardiens - Croates. 11. Confiseur. 12. Bateliers. 13. Le Porteur d'Eau. 14. Pilaff. 15. Les Grecs. 16. La Tasse de Cafe. 17. Cour du Sultan Bajazet. 18. Araba. 19. Le Bosphore. 20. Cimetiere. 21. Derviches Tourneurs. 22. Eunuque du Serail. 23. Ecrivain Public. 24. Albanais. 25. Cafe. 26. Les Eaux Douches. 27. Portefaix. 28. Vendeurs de Pain. 29. Intérieur d'un Cafe.