10 May 2006
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SEBAH, PASCAL (1823-1886) AND J. JOAILLIER.
PANORAMA DE CONSTANTINOPLE PRIS DE LA TOUR DE GALATA
Oblong 2° (338 x 305 mm). Consisting of 10 albumen prints (338 x 248 mm) mounted on thick card and bound in concertina folds, as issued. (Light scattered spotting, occasional light soiling and wear near folds.) Publisher's red bubble-grain cloth, upper cover richly tooled in gilt and lettered in French and Arabic, lower cover with crescent moon and star blocked in gilt (detached at first fold, cloth soiled, corners rubbed, gilt dulled).
EXTRA ILLUSTRATED with an additional print by Sebah and Joaillier titled in the negative "Corne d'Or. Vue prise du Grand-Hôtel de Londres".
Sir Edward Stephen Lycett Green Bt., Ken Hill, Snettisham, Norfolk; sold by his Executors, Christie's, South Kensington, 13 September 1999, lot 274.
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