• Sale 2362

    Travel, Science and Natural History

    29 September 2011, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 318

    PARKER, William Hyde. A Series of Sketches in the Black Sea. London: Dickinson Brothers [c.1850]. Oblong 2° (385 x 550mm). 5 (of 11) tinted lithographs after Parker, of which 3 hand-coloured. (Two plates with mostly marginal spotting and some wear at edges.) Loose in the original printed wrapper for part 2 additionally numbered '3' in manuscript (tears along the spine and at spine ends, light soiling).

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    PARKER, William Hyde. A Series of Sketches in the Black Sea. London: Dickinson Brothers [c.1850]. Oblong 2° (385 x 550mm). 5 (of 11) tinted lithographs after Parker, of which 3 hand-coloured. (Two plates with mostly marginal spotting and some wear at edges.) Loose in the original printed wrapper for part 2 additionally numbered '3' in manuscript (tears along the spine and at spine ends, light soiling).

    The plates exclude the two folding panoramas but include: 'Beicos Bay, Bosphorus', 'Greek Encampment, Besika Bay', and various civilian and military types, including a bashi bazouk, a Tartar messenger, pipe-maker, Georgian mountaineer, and others. Atabey 924; Abbey, Travel 234.


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