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THE PRESENT STATE OF THE TURKISH EMPIRE

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Author:
Publisher:
Publisher Location:
London
Year Published:
1839
Edition:
First Edition
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Inventory No:
012658

Condition

Overall:
Very Good
Dust jacket:
No Dust Jacket
Binding:
Hardcover
Size:
8vo (15 x 23cm)

£900.00

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"Translated with notes and observations of the relations of England with Turkey and Russia"; pp. lxxx, 341(i blank), 2 pages adverts, folding engraved map. Original publisher's black cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine, and blind stamped decoration to the boards, very good with a little general wear and slight rubbing to extremities, expertly and inconspicuously rebacked, small rubbed area to the base of the spine, otherwise the spine is very good and not faded. Contents clean and tight, original yellow end papers, the front one with a contemporary signature of Smith (probably not the Author) and a very small rubbed area, no other marks or inscriptions, folding map very good and without tears. A very good tight copy. [Blackmer 1081] The English edition of Marmont's account of his travels. Smith, who was anti-Russian, contributes copious additions and notes to Marmont's arguments.

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