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The beauties of the Bosphorus / by Miss Pardoe ; illustrated in a series of views of Constantinople and its environs, from original drawings by W.H. Bartlett ; The Danube, its history, scenery, and topography, by William Bartlett, M.D. ; splendidly illustrated, from sketches taken on the spot, by Abresch, and drawn by W.H. Bartlett ...

Author/Creator:
Pardoe, Miss (Julia), 1804?-1862.
Publication:
London : Virtue and Co., [ca. 1855?]
Format/Description:
Book
8 v. ([4], xii, [2], 172 ; [2], iv, [2], 236 p.), [87], 83 leaves of plates : ill., ports, maps ; 28 cm.
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Other Title:
The Danube.
Subjects:
Istanbul (Turkey) -- Description.
Bosporus (Turkey) -- Description and travel.
Danube River Valley -- Description and travel.
Danube River -- Description and travel -- Views.
Danube River Delta (Romania and Ukraine) -- Description and travel.
Danube River -- Description and travel.
Local subjects:
Views -- Danube River. (search)
Notes:
Reprint of original 1838 edition of Pardoe's work, together with reprint of Beattie's 1834 edition of The Danube, put together on the occasion of the Crimean War. Cf. introduction.
Title from spine-titles and caption-title to special introduction to this edition. No general t.p. Each title has special t.p., added engraved pictorial t.p. without sub-title.
Running-title of The Danube: The Danube illustrated.
"The Danube" begins in v.4. Each title with continuous paging and register, in publisher's original pictorial binding.
Date of imprint between 1854 and 1856, from references to ongoing Crimean War and death of Bartlett. Cf. introduction, appendix.
Includes new appendix, p. [165]-172, and ten new plates.
Undated plates engraved by various artists after Bartlett; some with added captions in French and/or German.
Vol. 1: 24 plates (including 1 portrait), [2] (i.e. [4]), xii, ([2]), [3]-38 p.; v. 2: 24 pl., 39-86 p.; v. 3: 24 pl. (1 map), 87-134 p.; v. 4: 24 pl., 135-164 (+[165]-172); [2], (i-ii), [iii]-iv, [2],, 20 p.; v. 5: 24 pl. (1 map), 2l-68 p.; v. 6: 24 pl., 69-ll6 p.; v. 7: 13 pl. (2 ports.), 117-180 p.; v. 8: 11 pl. (1 map), 181-236 p. Figures in brackets are the specials t.p.s, tables of contents, and list of plates, the new appendix to The beauties of the Bosphorus and the added t.p. to The Danube, all bound out of order in v. 8.
Contributor:
Abresch, Franz, fl. 1832-1841.
Beattie, William, 1793-1875.
Beattie, William, 1793-1875.
OCLC:
25262219