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The Beauties of the Bosphorus

Published 1838
Author Pardoe, Julia Sophia H.
Illustrator Bartlett, William Henry
Title The Beauties of the Bosphorus; by Miss Pardoe, Author of “The City of the Sultan,” Illustrated in a Series of Views of Constantinople and Its Environs, from Original Drawings by W. H. Bartlett.
Publisher’s imprint London: Published for the Proprietors, by George Virtue, 26, Ivy Lane. 1838.
Printer’s colophon London: R. Clay, Printer, Bread-Street-Hill.
Format 4o; 1 vol.: pp. 164; plates
Sources Google Oxford; NSTC 2P2992; Robinson; Theakstone, as 1840
Copy inspected IA Oxford
  1. T.p. epigraph: [“This is a grand sight, from off the ‘Giant’s Grave.’ / To watch the progress of those rolling seas / Between the Bosphorus, as they lash and lave / Europe and Asia.” Byron.]; from George Gordon, Lord Byron, Don Juan, canto 5 (1821), st. 5, ll. 35-38.

  2. Dedicated ‘To the Most Excellent Vizir Mustafa Réchid Pasha, Mushir, and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Sublime Porte, Decorated with the Nisham of Honour [...] Knight Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour of France, of the Order of Leopold of Belgium, and of Isabelle of Spain’ [Mustafa Reşid Paşa (1800-1858), Ottoman statesman and diplomat].

  3. Editions: 1855(new edn).

  4. Full text links: Google

Genre Narrative
BTW record no. BTW1129
Region Turkey in Europe

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