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HEDENBORG, JOHAN: - Turkiska nationens seder, bruk och klädedrägter. Stockholm, L. J. Hjerta, 1839 (-42).

. 4to. Pp. 216, content (2). With one lithographed map by Schultén and 47 lithographed plates of which 46 are beautiful hand-coloured costume plates. Two plates slightly smaller in size, probably added from another copy. This copy is without the portrait, which was published separately and only sometimes bound together with the work. Beautiful contemporary half calf on marbled boards, flat spine decorated in gilt, top of spine with small repair. Bookplate (Tidö). First edition of this very attractive work on Turkey and its customs and manners. It was originally published in twelve separate parts, limited to about 525 copies. Compiled by Johan Hedenborg, a Swedish natural historian who in 1825 was appointed medical adviser to the Swedish Ambassador C.G. Löwenhielm in Constantinople. Atabey 567. Blackmer 800. Not in Colas or Lipperheide.
EUR 900.00 [Appr.: US$ 1076.02 | £UK 775.5 | JP¥ 116571] Book number 120273

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