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MACFARLANE, CHARLES: - Konstantinopel år 1828. Eller sexton månaders vistande i turkiska rikets hufvudstad samt detsammas provinser. Jemte underrättelser om detta rikes närvarande landt- och sjömakt. Med ett bihang, om ny-grekernas hemseder och literatur. Three volumes. Stockholm, Ecksteinska boktryckeriet, 1830-31.

. Pp. (viii), 227, one blank + (ii), 52; (viii), 226; (vi), 199, 1 blank + appendix 134. Including series titles (Bibliothek för de nyaste resebeskrifningar V-VII"). Later half cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Bookplate. A few leaves strengthening at inner margin without any loss of text. Scarce Swedish translation of "Constantinople in 1828" published at London in 1829 (the second edition which included the appendix). Interesting account describing a critical period in Turkish history, following the battles of Navarino and the ending of the Greek revolution, and the renewal of Russian interests in the East. The appendix treats the literature of Modern Greek. Also included is von Klaproth's journey to Caucasia. Cf Atabey 393. Cf Blackmer 1047. Cf Navari, "Greek Civilization" 428.
EUR 450.00 [Appr.: US$ 538.01 | £UK 387.75 | JP¥ 58285] Booknumber: 45010

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