Travel 202; Atabey 584; Blackmer 821; Lowndes III, 1078: "this amusing work"; Prideaux pp. 234, 340. Not in Colas or Weber. | Christie's" /> HOBHOUSE, John Cam, 1st Baron Broughton (1786-1869). <I>A Journey through Albania, and other Provinces of Turkey in Europe and Asia, to Constantinople, during the years 1809 and 1810.</I> London: James Cawthorn, 1813. 4°. Engraved frontispiece, 2 folding maps, 18 plates, all but one hand-coloured aquatints, 7 folding, engraved facsimile, 2-pages of engraved music at the end (frontispiece detaching, one map torn without loss, occasional light spotting and staining). Contemporary speckled calf gilt, spine gilt in compartments with black morocco lettering-piece (extremities rubbed, mores severe patches of wear to covers, lower cover scuffed). <I>Provenance</I>: armorial bookplate with motto "Toujours Pret." FIRST EDITION. Abbey <I>Travel</I> 202; Atabey 584; Blackmer 821; Lowndes III, 1078: "this amusing work"; Prideaux pp. 234, 340. Not in Colas or Weber. | Christie's
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    22 January 2009, London, King Street

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    HOBHOUSE, John Cam, 1st Baron Broughton (1786-1869). A Journey through Albania, and other Provinces of Turkey in Europe and Asia, to Constantinople, during the years 1809 and 1810. London: James Cawthorn, 1813. 4°. Engraved frontispiece, 2 folding maps, 18 plates, all but one hand-coloured aquatints, 7 folding, engraved facsimile, 2-pages of engraved music at the end (frontispiece detaching, one map torn without loss, occasional light spotting and staining). Contemporary speckled calf gilt, spine gilt in compartments with black morocco lettering-piece (extremities rubbed, mores severe patches of wear to covers, lower cover scuffed). Provenance: armorial bookplate with motto "Toujours Pret." FIRST EDITION. Abbey Travel 202; Atabey 584; Blackmer 821; Lowndes III, 1078: "this amusing work"; Prideaux pp. 234, 340. Not in Colas or Weber.

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    HOBHOUSE, John Cam, 1st Baron Broughton (1786-1869). A Journey through Albania, and other Provinces of Turkey in Europe and Asia, to Constantinople, during the years 1809 and 1810. London: James Cawthorn, 1813. 4°. Engraved frontispiece, 2 folding maps, 18 plates, all but one hand-coloured aquatints, 7 folding, engraved facsimile, 2-pages of engraved music at the end (frontispiece detaching, one map torn without loss, occasional light spotting and staining). Contemporary speckled calf gilt, spine gilt in compartments with black morocco lettering-piece (extremities rubbed, mores severe patches of wear to covers, lower cover scuffed). Provenance: armorial bookplate with motto "Toujours Pret." FIRST EDITION. Abbey Travel 202; Atabey 584; Blackmer 821; Lowndes III, 1078: "this amusing work"; Prideaux pp. 234, 340. Not in Colas or Weber.

    "Hobhouse was an intimate friend of Byron, with whom he made the journey described in this book ... Hobhouse's account of this journey, Byron's first visit to Greece, is of great interest not only for the light it sheds on an important period in the poet's life, but also for Hobhouse's detailed accounts of ethnographical and topographical material and his description of Ali Pasha's court" (Blackmer).


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