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PIRANESI, VEDUTE DI ROMA-Another copy, 2 vols. folio, (unfolded), 138 plates, good impressions, half bound, £12. 12s
another set, elephant folio, 100 plates, original and fine Roman impressions, unfolded, hf. bd. russia extra, gilt edges, £10. 10s
another set, 112 large plates, original Roman impressions, unfolded, hf. bd. russia, £12.
the same, 61 plates, (French state), unfolded, various, in a portfolio, £3. 3s
Piranesi having published all his large Views in Rome, as separate plates, and at long intervals, the sets vary in number, and 100 is commonly regarded as a long set. The Roman edition rarely occurs in an original state, with so many as 115 or 120 plates, and never with the extreme number of 138.
TEATRO D'ERCOLANO, elephant folio,
-STATUE ANTICHI, impl. folio, 29 plates,
- the same, mly 21 plates, bds. 15s
RACCOLTA DI DISEGNI DEL GUER-
HAMILTON, Schola Italica Picturæ, atlas fol. 40 beautiful engravings after Mic' ael Angelo, Raphael, Titian, Caracci, Guido, Parmigiano, etc. by Volpato and others, FINE OLD IMPRESSIONS, hf. bd. uncut, £3. 10s Roma, (Piranesi), 1773 ! PLAN OF ROME.-Pianta di Roma e del Campo Marzo; on one large sheet, measuring 4 ft. by 3, fine old impression, £1. Is PIRCKHEIMERI Opera Historica, etc. folio, with
two copper-plate engravings, one very large (about four feet long), representing a Triumphal Car and Procession in honour of Maximilian, by ALBERT DURER, fine copy, vellum, rare, 15s Francof. 1610 PISA. 9 Views of Architectural Subjects at Pisa, by Ciuti, oblong 4to. sd. 2s 6d
PISTOFILO, Il Torneo, 4to. portrait and 38 copper-
Bryan and Lanzi speak-in the very highest terms of these two Bolognese Painters, who are said to have been the admiration and models of the Caracci.
PITTURE DI PARMA. A Series of the most ce-
the same, bound in 3 vols. the plates mounted
Of this beautiful work only 100 copies were executed, as is attested on each by the joint signatures of Mr. Nicol, who printed the letter-press, and Mr. Josi, (successor to Mr. Ottley as Keeper of the Drawings in the British Museum). They were sold at no less than 60 guineas each.
IMITATIONS OF DRAWINGS BY DUTCH PAINTERS, (A SELECTION OF, from the preceding work), consisting of 50 plates, most masterly executed, in exact imitation of the originals; many finished in colours; mounted in an atlas quarto volume, hf. bd. morocco extra, gilt edges, £7. 17s 6d PLUTARQUE FRANCAIS. Vies des Hommes et Femmes Illustres de la France, avec leurs Portraits en pied, publié par E. Mennechet, 8 vols. impl. 8vo. containing 192 spirited full length portraits, etched on copper, (pub. at £12. 12s) extra cloth bds. £4. 14s 6d Paris, 1838-41 the same, handsomely hf. bd. red morocco, gilt edges, £5. 15s 6d
the same work, a Selection of the Biographies, alphabetically arranged, containing 63 portraits, some proofs on India paper, others coloured, in one thick vol. impl. 8vo. hf. bd. morocco, gilt edges, £1.5s
This is a very interesting and well executed work.
POCCI und GOERRES Fest-Kalender, 2 parts,
POLAND.-Les Polonais, et les Polonaises de la
POMPADOUR, Suite d'Estampes gravées par Ma-
-the same, 4to. neat in calf, from the Library of
HYPNEROTOMACHIA, cioè Pugna d'Amore in Sogno, etc. (da F. Columna), folio, numerous beautiful woodcuts, ATTRIBUTED TO RAPHAEL, including perfect impressions of the Triumphal Procession of Leda, and the Worship of Priapus, which are generally defaced or deficient, fine large copy, in the original vellum binding, £5. 5s Vinegia, Aldo, 1499 the same, fol. fine woodcuts, cf. £2. 15s ib. 1545 "Cette edition, contient les mêmes gravures que la précédente vendu £4. 108 Sykes."-Brunet.
The beautiful cuts which adorn this volume, are attributed by some to Raphael; but most connoisseurs ascribe them to John Bellino, an eminent Venetian painter. See Renouard, who concludes his account in the following words: "C'est une source, à laquelle plus d'un artiste, plus d'un littérateur, sont venus paiser sans en faire confidence au public, et où d'autres pourront puiser encore. Les deux éditions Aldines sont des livres rares et d'un haut prix, mais celle de 1499 est an rang de livres les plus precieux." POMPEII.-BONUCCI (Carlo) Gran Mosaico di Pompei impl. folio, with a very large folding plate of the lately discovered Mosaic of a battle between the Greeks and Persians, finely coloured, (pub. at £1. 1s) sd. 5s Napoli, 1832
- POMPEII ILLUSTRATED BY W. B. COOKE, from Drawings by Lieut.-Colonel Cockburn; with Plans and Details of the public and domestic Edifices, &c. accompanied with descriptive letter-press, by T. L. Donaldson, 2 vols in 1, impl. folio, 90 fine plates, some coloured, including a fine View of the Eruption of Vesuvius in 1822, by Martin, (pub. at £16. 16s) hf. bd. morocco, £3. 3s
Gli Ornati delle Pareti ed i Pavimenti delle Stanze dell' Antica Pompei, elephant folio, containing 59 fine engravings of the Ornaments and MOSAIC PAVEMENTS of the Mansions of Pompeii, on a very large scale, £2. 2s
Napoli, della Stamperia Reale, 1808 -TERNITE'S (W.) Wand. Gemälde aus Pompeji und Herculanum, atlas folio, 9 beautifully lithographed plates of Ancient Paintings, two of them finely executed in colours, with descriptive letter-press by C O. Müller, and a Portrait of this distinguished Antiquary, 15s Berlin, N. D. - A portion of the great work of MAZOIs, containing 63 plates and letter-press, folio, hf. bd. 15s Paris, 1812 - WILSON'S Six Picturesque Views of Pompeii, etched from Drawings made on the spot, impl. folio, INDIA PROOFS, 10s 6d Edinb. 1836 -See Gell-Herculaneum-Light-Mazois-Rossini
These etchings, by the celebrated Madanie de Pompadour, were during her life, disposed of only in pre. sents, and are consequently very rare. La Vallière's copy sold for 176 francs.
POND'S Imitations of Drawings by the Old Masters, 20 plates after Guercino, Carucci, &c. oh1734-36 long folio, 10s 6d
and Knapton's Imitations, see DRAWINGS. PONTANI (Isaac) Rerum et Urbis Amstelodamensium historia, sm. folio, containing maps and 50 curious plates of views, Shipping, Entertainments, Naval Battles and Adventures, (engraved in the manner of DE BRY), vellum, from l'e library of the Duke of Sussex, 10s 6d
Amstelodami, 1611 PONTOPPIDAN Den Danske Atlas; eller kongeriger Dannemark, etc. 7 vols. 4to. numerous engravings of Danish Antiquities, Views, subjects of Natural History, etc. hf. bd. calf, £1. 10s Kiobenh. 1763-81
POOL and CASH'S Views of Public Buildings,
the same, 4to. hf. bd. morocco, uncut, 9s PORCACCHI FUNERALI ANTICHI di diversi popoli et nationi, royal 4to. with 24 fine and curious plates of Ancient Funeral Ceremonies, by PORRO, original impressions, elegantly bound in purple morocco, leather joints, gilt edges, £1. 4s
"Ouvrage recherché à cause des gravures dont il est orné."- BRUNET.
PORTA (Io. Baptista) de Humana Physiogno-
PORTFOLIO OF STUDIES, FOR ARTISTS AND STUDENTS, royal folio, 72 various plates, consisting of Heads, Eues, Ears, Statues, Landscapes, etc. chiefly by Inskipp, Jacob and Sharp; 18s
1792-1838 PORTFOLIO OF VIEWS, ENGLISH, SCOTTISH, AND WELSH, 28 various, by John Smith, Westall, Wilson. Burkler, &c. impl. folio, 10s 6d (1790) PORTFOLIO OF HUMOROUS PRINTS, 4to. containing various subjects, chiefly French, and coloured, il lustrating manners in France and Spain, 7s 6d 1828-33
BRITISH GALLERY of CONTEMPORARY PORTRAITS; being a Series of nearly 150 fine Engravings of the most eminent Persons now living, or lately deceased, in Great Britain and Ireland, 2 vols. atlas 4to. (pub. at £31 5s) bds. leather backs, £2. 12s 6d Cadell, 1822
the same, 2 vols. folio, hf. bd. morocco, top edges
the same, LARGEST PAPER, PROOF IMPRESSIONS,
This is a desirable companion to Lodge, as it does
Only 25 copies of this size were executed, all of which were subscribed for at FIFTY GUINEAS EACH. – BRITISH THEATRICAL GALLERY, a Collection of whole length Portraits of celebrated Actors and Actresses (in character), with Biographical Notices, by D. Terry, impl. 4to. containing 20 fine plates, INDIA PROOFS, with a duplicate set, beautifully coloured, in all 40 plates, (pub. at £8. 8s unbound) hf. bd. russia, marbled edges, £1. 11s 6d 1822
CHORLEY'S AUTHORS OF ENGLAND, roy. 4to. 16 large and beautiful portraits, engraved in high relief, by the patent process, accompanied by Biographical Sketches, (pub. at £1. 11s 6d) richly bound in cloth, full gilt on back and sides, 18s 1838
- FINDEN'S GALLERY OF BEAUTY, or Court of Queen Victoria, impl. 4to. 17 fine portraits of the English Female Nobility, from drawings by Chalon, Hayter and Lane, (pub. at £2, 2s) 1843 green morocco, gilt edges, 15s
- LIVES of Eminent and Remarkable Characters, born or long resident in the Counties of Essex, Suffolk, and Norfolk, royal 8vo. 68 portraits, hf. bd. uncut, 10s 62 1820
MEE'S (Mrs.) GALLERY of BEAUTIES, or Portraits of Ladies distinguished for Beauty in the Court of George III. impl. folio, 6 large engravings, INDIA PROOFS, viz. the Duchesses of Beaufort and Rutland, Countess of Charlemont, Viscountess St. Asaph, Lady Heathcote, and Lady Hamilton, sd. 10s 6d
- NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY of Illustrious and Eminent Personages of the Nineteenth Century, with Memoirs by Jerdan and Dr. Stebbing, 5 vols. 8vo. containing 184 beautifully engraved portraits, (pub. at £8.) hf. bd. morocco extra, uncut, £2. 18s Fisher, 1829-34 - the same, LARGE PAPER, 5 vols. impl. 8vo. fine impressions, (pub. at £12. 10s) hf. bd. calf, marbled edges, £3. 18s ib. 1829-34 another set, 40 parts, impl. 8vo. 120 portraits, INDIA PROOFS, (pub. at £10.) £2. 8s 1829-32 PORTRAITS AT WOBURN ABBEY.-A Collection of old Portraits of the HOUSE of RUSSELL, or relating thereto, engraved after pictures by Van Dyck, Reynolds, Houbraken, and others; including a fine Indian ink drawing of the Gallery, and views and plans of the Abbey, with descriptive letter-press collected from various sources, inlaid in 1 vol. atlas folio, hf. bd. calf, lettered "Notes to the Portraits at Woburn Abbey, by Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford," with his autograph, £4. 4s
PORTRAITS (155) published by Harding to illustrate Walpole's ROYAL AND NOBLE AUTHORS OF GREAT BRITAIN, struck off on impl. 4to. paper, fine impressions, hf. bd £1.10s
· PORTRAITS (80) published to illustrate Dallaway's edition of Walpole's Anecdotes of PAINTERS and ENGRAVERS, PROOFS BEFORE THE LETTERS, worked off in quarto, (only 12 sets SO printed, at 20 guineas each). £4. 14s 6d
- PORTRAITS of Characters illustrious in British History, from the Reign of Henry VIII. to the death of James II. royal 4to. 60 beautiful mezzotinto engravings by EARLOM and TURNER, PROOFS, morocco extra, gilt edges, £1. 16s
Lond. Woodburn, 1810-11 The Antiquity, Honour, and Dignity of Trade, particularly as connected with the CITY of LONDON, by a Peer of England, 4to. illustrated by 48 Portraits of Kings, Princes, Statesmen, Judges, Authors, &c. many rare, blue morocco extra, leather joints, gilt edges, £2. 12s 6d Westminster, 1813 A PORTFOLIO OF PORTRAITS, chiefly modern Engravings, many of them proofs, including Sir Thos. Lawrence, Malthus, and Lord Mounteagle, by Linnell, Byron by Sanders, Lady Russell by Chalon, together 40 prints, atlas folio, interleaved, hf. bd. calf gilt, £3. 3s published from 1830-36 From the collection of the late Sir Augustus W. Callcott.
- SCOTTISH-Iconographia Scotica, or Portraits of Illustrious Persons of Scotland, engraved from the most authentic Paintings, etc. with their Lives by J. Smith, royal 8vo. 20 fine plates, bds. scarce, 14s 1798
the same, royal 4to. LARGE PAPER, PROOFS, bds. 18s 1798 This collection is different from that of Pinkerton under a similar title, see page 167.
English and Foreign.
- PRINCELYCK CABINET, etc. door Nic. de Clerck. The Royal Cabinet, etc. (in Dutch), sm. folio, containing 55 fine portraits (engraved in the manner of the Basilicologia), of all the Potentates of the time, and several Diplomatic charac ters, including Queen Anne, James I., Charles 1., Prince Maurice, the Dukes of Brunswick, Wirtemberg, Elizabeth of Bohemia, Horace Vere, &c. vellum, 18s Delf, 1625
Portraits (English and Foreign)—continued. -GALLERY OF ENGLISH AND FOREIGN
PORTRAITS, published by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge: a Series of 168 Portraits, beautifully engraved on steel, accompanied by Memoirs written by various distinguished Biographers, 7 vols. impl. 8vo. beautifully printed and embellished by woodcut tail-pieces, (pub. at £7. 7s) bound in extra cloth, top edges gilt, £3. 13s 6d 1833-37
the same, 7 vols. hf. bd. morocco, edges gilt, £5. the same, whole morocco, handsomely bd. £6. 16s 6d the same, PROOFS ON INDIA PAPER, 2 vols. folio, 168 plates, without letter-press, none having been printed for this size, (pub. at £15. 15s) hf. bd. morocco, top edges gilt, £6. 6s
This splendid and very interesting Series is engraved in the highest style of art, on steel, in the same manner as Lodge's Portraits, with which work it competes for superiority. The Portraits being different in the two collections, they form desirable companions. The present work is the only one of its class which contains highly finished Foreign Portraits on an extensive scale, and as these are generally of characters almost as familiar to us as those of our own country, they mix well with the English worthies, and form a diversified and interesting field of contemplation. The Biographical Sketches, it is well known, are powerfully written.
Portraits (English and Foreign)—continued. - ROYAL PERSONAGES, impl. folio, 15 very
Drake, Sir F.
large whole length and equestrian portraits. pnely engraved in mezzotinto by Earlom und Turner; including Elizabeth, Mary, James I., Charles I., Cromwell, and Charles II., (pub. at £10. 10s) red morocco, gilt edges, £1. 11s 6d 1816 TOONEEL DER KEYSEREN, Coningen, Hertogen, Princen, Graven ende Krygs-Helden, (Theatre of European History during the Middle Ages) 2 vols. in 1, fol. with upwards of 140 ports. of the most remarkable Personages of all countries, including Edward the Black Prince, the, Earl of Shrewsbury, Henry VII. and VIII., Edward VI., Mary, Elizabeth, James IV. and V., Kings of Scotland, Mary Queen of Scots, Darnley, Francis I. and II., Columbus, Vesputius, Pizarro, Ferd. Cortes, Joan of Arc, William Tell, &c. finely engraved by De Clerc, old gilt calf, £1. 16s Delf, 1615-17 A large portfolio with leaves, in a handsome old russia binding, lettered: HEADS of ILLUSTRIOUS MEN;' containing 80 old Portraits, English and Foreign, including some by Albert Durer, Suyderhoef, Vostermann, Hondius, Duflos, Faber, Simon, Faithorne, and others, many very scarce, mounted, atlas folio, £4. 14s 6d
Portraits of Celebrated Characters, chiefly English, all illustrative of HUDIBRAS, engraved by Cooper, 54 plates, INDIA PROOFS, inserted between tinted leaves, in a 4to. volume, hf. bd. Baldwyn, N. D. morocco, £1. 11s 6d Danish, etc.
HOFMAN, Portraits Historiques des Hommes illustres de Dannemark, avec les Memoires du Grand Chancellier Griffenfeld, &c. 6 parts in 1 vol. 4to. containing upwards of 100 fine portraits, (several English), and vignettes, by Wille and other first rate artists of the time; fine impressions; also Genealogical Tables of Illustrious Families in Denmark, old Danish calf, gilt, £2. 12s 6d Copenhaguen, 1746 the same, 6 parts in 1 vol. 4to. LARGE PAPER, russia, leather joints, gilt edges, from Mr. Hanrott's ib. 1746 collection, £2. 12s 6d Dutch, etc. PRINCIPES Hollandiæ, Zelandia, et Westfrisiæ, ab anno 863 ad ultimum Philippum Hispaniarum Regem, incisi et descripti auspiciis P. Scriverii; impl. folio, 38 remarkably fine large portraits after Titian, Rubens, and others; engraved by Soutman and Visscher, (including Jacoba, Duchess of Gloucester, (mother of Duke Humphrey), Charles V., Maximilian, the Philips, and other Granger portraits), brilliant impressions, fine copy in vellum; from Horace Walpole's collection, £2. 88 Harlemi, 1650 - PORTRAITS OF THE HOUSE OF HAPSBURG, painted by Soutman, engraved by Van Sompel, 14 large and striking plates, several belonging to the Granger Series,-Principes Hollandiæ, etc. after Titian, Rubens, &c. engraved by Soutman and Visscher, 38 plates-in 1 vol. atlas fol. hf. bd. £1.8s French, etc.
BONAPARTE; AND HIS GENERALS: Angereau, Bernadotte, Berthier, Beurnonville, Desaix, Dumas, Hoche, Joubert, Jourdan, Kellermann, Kilmaine, Kleber, Macdonald, Marceau, Massena, Monnier, Moreau, Pichegru, and Scherer, atlas folio, 20 large full length portraits, finely coloured, hf. bd. red morocco, scarce, £3. 16s Paris, 1801
Portraits (French, etc.)—continued. - GALERIE de Portraits de Personnages célèbres, 12mo. 15 finely engraved miniature portraits of Napoleon and his family, by Bosselmann, green morocco, gilt edges, 10s 6d Paris, (Ostervald) - ICONOGRAPHIE FRANCOISE, ou Portraits des Personnages les plus illustres, qui ont paru en France depuis François I., (et quelques années avant) jusqu'à la fin de Louis XVI. 45 parts, impl. folio, containing 180 fine portraits, besides fac-simile autograph letters to the greater number, (pub. at 540 francs) £10. 10s
Paris, 1828, etc. the same, 28 parts, impl. folio, 108 portraits; besides fac-similes, £4. 4s - ICONOGRAPHIE DES CONTEMPORAINS, dont les Noms se rattachent plus particulièrement aux divers Evénements qui ont eu lieu en France depuis 1789, jusqu'en 1829, 4 vols. impl. folio, upwards of 200 fine lithographic portraits, and numerous fac-simile autographs, (pub. at 600 francs, unbound) hf. bd. russia, marbled edges, £14. 14s Paris, 1832
the same, parts 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 13, 15 to 20, 23, containing 63 portraits, besides autograph letters, £1. 10s
"Composée de 200 portraits des personnes célèbres, avec un fac-simile de leur écriture; le tout publié en 50 livraisons, au prix de 12 francs chacune. C'est une collection remarquable par l'authenticité des portraits et par la belle exécution des lithographies."-Brunet. - ICONOGRAPHIE DES CONTEMPORAINS, depuis 1789 jusqu'à 1829, 2 vols. impl. 8vo. containing upwards of 200 lithographie portraits, hf. bd. morocco, £3. 3s Paris, 1833
This contains Portraits of the same persons as the large work, but on a reduced scale, and without the antographs.
- PORTRAITS à la PLUME: Hommes Illustres de la Province de Bourgogne, 4to. 39 small portraits, cleverly drawn in Indian ink, (including Salmasius, Rabutin, Bossuet, &c.) calf, neat, £1. Is
A SERIES of 28 LARGE PORTRAITS, highly finished in colours, of celebrated Personages, Ancient and Modern, chiefly engraved by Alix, after Vanloo, Garnery, &c. including Lycurgus, Šolon, Brutus, William Tell, Franklin, Linnæus, Henri IV. Sully, Buffon, Montesquieu, Descartes, Montaigne, Diderot, Fénélon, Helvetius, Raynal, Voltaire, J.J. Rousseau, Mably, Mirabeau, J. P. Marat, Mlle. Corday, Ninon de l'Enclos, Gabrielle d'Estrées, royal folio, hf. bd. £2. 2s
- PORTRAITS des GRECS et des Philhellènes les plus célèbres, suivies de quelques Vues, par Krazeisen, 5 parts, impl. folio, containing 20 large lithographs of the principal leaders in the Greek Revolution, (including Al. Gordon, Colocotroni, Hastings, &c.), India proofs, 12s Munich, 1828-9
Italian, etc. DOGES OF VENICE-Matinæ Ducalis Regiæ Lararium, sive Reipublicæ Venetæ Principum omnium Ícones, folio, 103 portraits, calf, scarce, 18s Venetiis, 1659 - GALLERIA DI LETTERATI ED ARTISTI più illustri, delle Provincie Austro-Venete, che fiorirono nel secolo XVIII. edit. B. Gamba, 2 thick vols. 8vo. containing 90 portraits, neatly engraved in outline, with descriptive letter press, hj. bd. morocco, uncut, £1. 5s Venezia, 1822
Portraits (Italian, etc.)—continued. LE GLORIE DE GLI INCOGNITI, overo gli Huomini illustri della Accademia de' Signori Incogniti di Venetia, 4to. 106 portraits, limp vellum, 10s 6d Venetia, 1646 HOUSE SAVOY.-Ferrerro a Labriano, Augustæ Regiæque Sabaudæ Domus Arbor Gentilitia, folio, 33 remarkably fine portraits of the Counts and Dukes of Savoy, calf, neat, (from the Duke of Sussex's library), £1. 1s
Aug. Taurin. 1702 the same, very fine copy, from Mr. Heber's library, old Dutch calf, full gilt, £1. 11s 6d ILLUSTRIUM VIRORUM ut exstant in Urbe, Expressi Vultus cælo Augustini Veneti. Romæ, 1659, folio, 17 portraits, fine impressions, German bds. rare, 16s Patavii, 1648 -ROMAN EMPERORS.-HENNINII Historia Imperatorum Romanorum a Julio Cæsare usque ad Josephum, (A.D. 1710), folio, with 125 portraits, neat, 15s Amst. 1710 TOMÁSINÍ Patavini Illustrium Virorum elogia, sm. 4to. containing 74 portraits of celebrated Literary Characters and Men of Science, including Tasso, Sfortia, Tycho Brahe, Fallopius, Piccolomini, &c. old vellum, 10s 6d Patavii, 1630 ITALIAN PAINTERS, ETC.-See Serie degli Uomini illustri nella Pittura, Scultura, ed Archi
ILLUSTRIOUS ITALIANS, ETC.-See Vite e Ritratti d'Illustri Italiani.
Portuguese and Spanish.
LOBKOWITZ, Philippus Prudens, Caroli V. filius, Lusitaniæ legitimus Rex demonstratus, folio, containing a series of 25 fine portraits of the Kings of Portugal, from Count Henry and Alfonso I. to Phillip III. and Ferdinand (Infanta), engraved by Galleus, bds. 18s Antverpia, 1639 Russian.
THE ROYAL FAMILY OF RUSSIA, folio, 24 beautiful portraits after paintings made by order of the Emperor, by Benner, engraved by Johannot and others, bds. 16s St. Petersb. 1821
- the same, 24 plates, PROOFS BEFORE THE LETTERS in a portfolio, £1. 11s 6d
Cost £6. 68 in St. Petersburg.
WALCH, Portraits aller Burger-Meister der Republique Zürich, von 1336 bis 1742, royal folio, frontispiece, and 60 large and very fine mezzotint engravings of all the Burgomasters of Zurich, by Walch, after designs by Fuessli, very neat in old russia, £1. 11s 6d Kempten, 1756
YOUNG'S (John) Series of Portraits of the Emperors of Turkey, from the foundation of the Monarchy to the year 1815, atlas folio, consisting of 30 exquisitely coloured plates, with an historical vignette beneath each portrait, and biographical accounts in English and French, (pub. at 25 guineas) red morocco extra, borders, gilt edges, £5. 5s Bulmer, (1815)
"This work was undertaken at the command of the late SULTAN SELIM, and completed under the orders of the present Emperor of the Turks. The whole of the impression was, I believe, sent to the Ottoman Court. It is a very magnificent work."— Dibdin's Bibliographical Decameron, tome 11. p. 39'.
The few copies which were presented to distinguished persons in this country, have occasionally produced large prices by auction; upwards of thirty pounds.