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Constantinople, the scenery of the Seven Churches of Asia, and the shores and islands of the Mediterranean : illustrated in a series of original drawings

Title
Constantinople, the scenery of the Seven Churches of Asia, and the shores and islands of the Mediterranean : illustrated in a series of original drawings / by Thomas Allom, Sir Grenville T. Temple, Major Irton, W.L. Leitch, &c. ; with descriptions of the plates by Robert Walsh & G.N. Wright.
Publication
London ; Paris : Fisher, Son & Co. ; New York : R. Martin & Co. [distributor, 1838?-1841?].

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Description
40 pts. ([4], xxxvi, 84 p., [47] leaves of plates; [4], 100 p., [51] leaves of plates; [4], 156 p., [65] leaves of plates (1 folded)) : ill., maps; 29 cm.
Series Statement
  • The Turkish empire illustrated
  • The Turkish empire etc. illustrated
Uniform Title
  • Turkish empire illustrated.
  • Turkish empire etc. illustrated.
Alternative Title
Fisher's Constantinople and the scenery of the seven churches of Asia Minor.
Subjects
Note
  • Title from covers of pts. 24-40.
  • Each part in the original buff paper covers, as issued monthly, pts. 1-23 with title: Fishers' Constantinople and the scenery of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor illustrated ... ; pts. 24-31, 33-40 with title as above; pt. 32: Fishers' Constantinople and the scenery of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor. At head of title, pts. 1-23: The Turkish empire illustrated; pts. 24-31, 33-40: The Turkish empire etc. illustrated. Most parts have also at head of title: Turkish empire [or: Turkish empire illustrated]. Uniform with Fisher's "Syria and the Holy Land illustrated"; pts. 5-6, 8-24 designated also pts. 35-36, 38-54, continuing the numbering of the parts issue of: Syria, the Holy Land, Asia Minor &c illustrated ... / by W.H. Bartlett ... [et al.] ; with descriptions of the plates by John Carne. Title pages and other preliminaries to the 1st work issued with pt. 24; added engraved title pages, with title: Fisher's illustrations of Constantinople and its environs, issued with pt. 1 and pt. 24. Title page and other preliminaries to the 2nd work issued with part 40; added engraved t.p. issued with pt. 25. Publisher's advertisements on p. [4] of covers.
  • Probable dates of publication derived from covers of parts: advertisement with date Jan. 1839 on covers, pt. 8; advertisement "Annuals for 1841" on covers, pts. 31-32.
  • "In about 20 to not exceeding 24 monthly parts, each containing four highly-finished engravings"--Pts. 1-23. "In forty monthly parts, each containing four highly-finished engravings"--Pts. 24-40.
  • The ill. are steel etchings. For description, see records for the constituent items.
  • Includes index.
Contents
pts. 1-24. Constantinople and the scenery of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor illustrated in a series of drawings from nature. First[-second] series / by Thomas Allom ; with an historical account of Constantinople and descriptions of the plates by Robert Walsh -- pts. 25-40. The shores and islands of the Mediterranean / drawn from nature by Sir Grenville Temple, Bart., W.L. Leitch, Major Irton & Lieut. Allen ; with an analysis of the Mediterranean and descriptions of the plates by G.N. Wright.
Call Number
Arents BIP (Allom, T. Constantinople 1838) 84-58
OCLC
138521770
Title
Constantinople, the scenery of the Seven Churches of Asia, and the shores and islands of the Mediterranean : illustrated in a series of original drawings / by Thomas Allom, Sir Grenville T. Temple, Major Irton, W.L. Leitch, &c. ; with descriptions of the plates by Robert Walsh & G.N. Wright.
Imprint
London ; Paris : Fisher, Son & Co. ; New York : R. Martin & Co. [distributor, 1838?-1841?].
Series
The Turkish empire illustrated
The Turkish empire etc. illustrated
Turkish empire illustrated.
Turkish empire etc. illustrated.
Local Note
Arents copy incomplete: Pts. 4 and 28 wanting.
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Allom, Thomas, 1804-1872.
Walsh, R. (Robert), 1772-1852.
Temple, Grenville, 1799-1847.
Wright, G. N. (George Newenham), 1790?-1877.
Fisher, Son & Co.
Added Title
Fisher's Constantinople and the scenery of the seven churches of Asia Minor.
Constituent Unit:
Constantinople and the scenery of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor illustrated in a series of drawings from nature.
Shores and islands of the Mediterranean.
Research Call Number
Arents BIP (Allom, T. Constantinople 1838) 84-58
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