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CLEMENT, Clara Erskine.
Constantinople. The City of the Sultans.
1895. Boston, Estes and Lauriat, [1895]. 8vo. Original egghsell cloth, gilt view of Constantinople to upper board, lettered and ornamented in blue and gilt all over spine and upper cover, top edge gilt, red cloth dust-wrappers, original slipcase; pp. v, 309; photogravure frontispiece and 19 fine photogravures, wrappers minimally spotted and faded, slip-case with light wear to extremities, otherwise fine. First edition. A beautiful book production and well-illustrated account of the history and splendour of the city by the American traveller, writer on art history and women in art (Women in the Fine Arts, 1904). - This is the issuue in the superior binding, more elaborate and rarer than the red cloth variant. The slipcase is rarely present.
Bookseller: Henry Sotheran Ltd. [United Kingdom]
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