Travel 357: "The engravings are of good quality but there appears to be no reference in the book to the engraver"; Atabey 836; Ghani p.266; Weber I, 26. | Christie's" /> MORIER, James Justinian (?1780-1849). <I>A Journey through Persia, Armenia, and Asia Minor, to Constantinople, in the Years 1808 and 1809.</I> London: Longmman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1812. 4° (290 x 232mm). 26 plates, mostly aquatints, 3 folding engraved maps (title and maps spotted, occasional mostly marginal staining, some light browning). Contemporary half calf gilt, spine with red morocco lettering-piece (rubbed and scuffed). <I>Provenance</I>: AUTHOR'S COPY, SIGNED "J. MORIER" ON TITLE (cropped); monogram of Clive Coates on front pastedown; later inscriptions on front free endpaper: "Morier's own copy." FIRST EDITION. Abbey <I>Travel</I> 357: "The engravings are of good quality but there appears to be no reference in the book to the engraver"; Atabey 836; Ghani p.266; Weber I, 26. | Christie's
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    Sale 5428

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 445

    MORIER, James Justinian (?1780-1849). A Journey through Persia, Armenia, and Asia Minor, to Constantinople, in the Years 1808 and 1809. London: Longmman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1812. 4° (290 x 232mm). 26 plates, mostly aquatints, 3 folding engraved maps (title and maps spotted, occasional mostly marginal staining, some light browning). Contemporary half calf gilt, spine with red morocco lettering-piece (rubbed and scuffed). Provenance: AUTHOR'S COPY, SIGNED "J. MORIER" ON TITLE (cropped); monogram of Clive Coates on front pastedown; later inscriptions on front free endpaper: "Morier's own copy." FIRST EDITION. Abbey Travel 357: "The engravings are of good quality but there appears to be no reference in the book to the engraver"; Atabey 836; Ghani p.266; Weber I, 26.

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    MORIER, James Justinian (?1780-1849). A Journey through Persia, Armenia, and Asia Minor, to Constantinople, in the Years 1808 and 1809. London: Longmman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1812. 4° (290 x 232mm). 26 plates, mostly aquatints, 3 folding engraved maps (title and maps spotted, occasional mostly marginal staining, some light browning). Contemporary half calf gilt, spine with red morocco lettering-piece (rubbed and scuffed). Provenance: AUTHOR'S COPY, SIGNED "J. MORIER" ON TITLE (cropped); monogram of Clive Coates on front pastedown; later inscriptions on front free endpaper: "Morier's own copy." FIRST EDITION. Abbey Travel 357: "The engravings are of good quality but there appears to be no reference in the book to the engraver"; Atabey 836; Ghani p.266; Weber I, 26.


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