Travel and History
ALLOM, Thomas and Robert Walsh. Constantinople And The Scenery of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor Illustrated. In a Series of Drawings From Nature by Thomas Allom. With An Historical Account of Constantinople, and Descriptions of the Plates by The Rev. Robert Walsh. First and Second Series.
London: Fisher, Son & Co., nd. (1838/9). In two volumes. First editions of both series. 4to., contemporary full dark green morocco, elaborated gilt compartments, large gilt decoration in the centre of upper and lower covers, blindstamped decoration in corners, A.E.G., xxxvi, 84; (iv), 100pp.
Blackmer 1766. Some scattered foxing in volume two affecting a few plates but not severely, some light rubbing but in fact a lovely copy in an attractive binding.
Thomas Allom [1804-1872] British architect and topographical illustrator. Alloms designs for churches aroused much interest and he subsequently designed many building in London and elsewhere in England. However he is primarily remembered for several topographical works including the above volumes which were a result of an expedition in 1834 through Istanbul, Anatolia, Syria and Palestine.
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