Freeman's Auction
(Early Ethnography) 1 Vol. Preziosi, (Amadeo). Stamboul, Moeurs et Costumes. Paris: Canson, 1883. #221/500. Encyclopedie des Arts Decoratifs de Orients. Folio, modern buckram. With tinted lithographic frontispiece, 28 chromolithographic plates. Light offsetting on title page, small chipping to fore edge of title page, some dust smudging to title page, half title, and front matter, scattered dust smudging to blank margins of plates. Leaf size, 24 1/4 x 17 3/4 inches; 612 x 450 mm. Ex-library: perforated stamp to foot of title page, ink stamp on title page and text leaf, ink stamp just touching bottom left corner of frontispiece image, ink stamp just outside the bottom right corner of the image of each chromolithographic image, label on front pastedown.
Estimate $5,000-8,000


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Sold for $4,688 (buyer's premium included)