THE COSTUME OF TURKEY, ILLUSTRATED BY A SERIES OF ENGRAVINGS; with Descriptions in English and French, descriptions and drawings by Octavian Dalvimart (active early 19th century), engraved by John Dadley (British, 1767-after 1807) and William Poole (British, active 1803-1807), 1802. Printed for William Miller, London. Quarto, 58 stipple engravings with hand coloring and laid tissue paper guards with title page vignette, covers are not present, partially bound in brown leather spine. Approximately 14" H x 11 1/2" W. Early 19th century. Provenance: Sevier County, TN private collection. CONDITION: Fragmentary condition. Covers are not present, partially bound in brown leather spine with areas of cracking and loss, large sections of pages separated from spine and binding. Plates 3 and 60 are not present. Pages with foxing spots, areas of dampstaining, toning/toning impressions, tears, pencil inscriptions.
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