London, South Kensington
20 October 2000
DALVIMART, Octavien. The Costume of Turkey, London: for William Miller, 1804. 2°, hand-coloured engraved title and 60 hand-coloured engraved plates by Octavien Dalvimart (occasional light offsetting and one or two light spots to text), contemporary straight grained morocco, covers with blind central diamond enclosed in rectangular roll-tooled urn and guilloche borders in gilt and blind, spine gilt in compartments (rubbed and scuffed with some loss, upper cover detached), g.e. Abbey Travel 370; Colas 782; Lipperheide 1422.
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