Stock ID #176101 Turkish Life and Character. WALTER THORNBURY.
Turkish Life and Character.
Turkish Life and Character.

Turkish Life and Character.

London. Smith Elder and Co., 1860. Stock ID #176101

Two volumes in one, 19 x 12cm, extra pictorial title, half title and frontispiece in the first volume only, 6 tinted plates on card, xii + 283 pages, and 293 pages, final leaf of notes, with the blind stamp of the South Australian Institute on the plates; modern quarter green calf over green cloth boards, black title labels between gilt rules, in sound clean condition.

A compilation of previously published articles by the journalist Walter Thornbury (and biographer of J. M. W. Turner) from the vast range of periodicals available at the time including 'All the Year Round', 'Chambers' and the 'Dublin University Magazine'... 'anyone wishing to learn something of the interesting subject at hand without taking any serious trouble or stupefying himself over anything dry would obtain his heart's desire by perusing said volumes. ' (The British Quarterly Review, Jan, 1861).

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