Views in the Ottoman Empire, Chiefly in Caramania, A Part of Asia Minor Hitherto Unexplored; with Some Curious Selections from the Islands of Rhodes and Cyprus, and the Celebrated Cities of Corinth, Carthage, and Tripoli.
by Mayer, Luigi.
Published by R. Bowyer, London: 1803. First edition, first printing. Very occasional light fox mark, one plate with short marginal tear not affecting image, light rubbing to joints and edges, more so to spine tips and with a very short tear to lower front hinge, overall a remarkably clean and handsome copy with plates and text bright. Twenty four full page, hand-colored aquatints from the original drawings taken during his embassy to Constantinople by Luigi Mayer. 17.25 x 12.75 inches. Three quarter red morocco over red cloth. Abbey: Travel in Aquatint and Lithography 1770-1860, 369. (Inventory #: Embry 189801)