New York: Harper & Brothers, 1854. Seventh edition. Hardcover. Small octavo (7 1/2 x 4 3/4"). xi, -268pp (Vol. 1); v, -275, pp (Vol. 2). Later 3/4 olive crushed morocco over marbled paper covered boards, with gold lettering and ruling to spine. Rebacked, retaining most of the original spine and boards. Raised bands. Top edge red. Large folded map frontispiece.
Originally published in 1838, John Lloyd Stephens' "Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland" tells the author's journey through Europe in 1834.
Illustrated with a large folded map of Greece, Turkey, and part of Russia and Poland, as well as in-text engravings, this work includes detailed observations of the slave market in Constantinople, Russian serfs; such architectural marvels as the Suleymaniye mosque, the Temple of Diana in Smyrna, the Kremlin, St. Petersburgh, Krakow, etc..; and offering charming accounts of a Turkish coffee house, muslims at prayers, and much more.
Minor and sporadic rubbing along edges of binding. Minor and sporadic foxing throughout. Previous owner's bookplate on inside of front cover. Previous owner's name in ink to front free endpaper, dated 1965. Front free endpaper slightly chipped along edges. Binding in overall good to good+, interior in good+ to very good condition. g to vg. Item #46234