PARDOE, Julia (1806-62). The City of the Sultan; and Domestic Manners of the Turks, in 1836, London: Henry Colburn, 1838. 3 volumes, 8° (191 x 115mm). 9 lithographed plates by Day & Haghe after Julia Pardoe, illustrations. (Some light staining.) Contemporary half calf, spines gilt in compartments with brown morocco lettering-pieces (extremities rubbed). Provenance: Sir Robert Johnson Eden, Bart. (armorial bookplate). Second edition. cf. Blackmer 1253; Weber 257. Not in Abbey.
With various other miscellaneous works in 58 volumes, including Julia Pardoe's The Romance of the Harem (London, 1839, 3 vols.), The Lives of the Most Remarkable Criminals (London, 1732-35, 3 vols., plates), John Foxe's The New and Complete Book of Martyrs (London, [c.1780], edited by Paul Wright), Richard Graves's The Spiritual Quixote (London, 1783, 3 vols.), William Beloe's Anecdotes of Literature and Scarce Books (London, 1807-08, vols. I-III only), the same author's The Sexagenarian; or, the Recollections of a Literary Life (London, 1818, 2 vols.), Basil Hall's Fragments of Voyages & Travels (Edinburgh, 1831-32, 3 vols. in 6), and Alfred Henry Forrester's Phantasmagoria of Fun (London, 1843, 2 vols.), all bound in contemporary calf gilt. (61)