MAYER, Luigi.
William Watts.
Views in Turkey in Europe and Asia, comprising Romelia, Bulgaria, Wallachia...

Published
London: William Watts, 1801.
References
Abbey Travel 371, Bobins 150.
Plates
62
Binding/Size
L=FOLIO
Value
$5,001-25,000
Ref
5111

FIRST EDITION. Folio, 60 hand coloured aquatint plates, with colour wash borders, 3 engraved titles, later half red morocco backed cloth, spine gilt ruled in compartments. Boards lightly rubbed, marbled endpapers. With the Norman Bobins bookplate.

Coloured plates in order:

1-2. Engraved title page and inscription plate.
3. View on the Aluta.
4. Pitesti.
5. Church & Convent of St. Mary.
6. Entrance to St. Mary's Convent.
7. View near Bucoresti.
8. Palace at Bucoresti (exterior).
9. Palace at Bucoresti (interior).
10. Ciala-Kavak.
11. Dance of Bulgarian Peasants.
12. Balkan Mountain (plate 1).
13. Balkan Mountain (plate 2).
14. Eski-Estambol.
15. Kirkclisia.
16. Borgas.
17. Caravansera at Borgas.
18. Kaskerat.
19. Tchiurluk.
20. Ponte Grande.
21. Ponte-Piccolo.
22. Camp at Daud-Pascia (plate 1).
23. Camp at Daud-Pascia (plate 2).
24. Pera.
25. Mosque of Sultan Achmet.
26. Caravansera at Kustchiuk-Czemege.
27. Aqueduct near Belgrade.
28. Piccolo Bent.
29. Terapia.
30. A title page. Views in Turkey in Asia comprising Palestine & Syria.
31. Tomb of Jeremiah.
32. Fountain of Siloah.
33. Pool of Bethesda.
34. Tombs of the Kings of Judah (exterior).
35. Tombs of the Kings of Judah (interior).
36. Sarcophagus from the Toms of the Kings.
37. Sepulchres near Jerusalem.
38. Tomb of Absalom.
39. Virgin-Mary's Tomb.
40. Tomb of Lazarus.
41. Bethany.
42. Bethlehem.
43. Grotto of the Nativity.
44. Part of Jerusalem.
45. View in Jerusalem.
46. Jerusalem from the West.
47. Holy Sepulchre.
48. Chapel of Mount Calvary.
49. Temple of Solomon.
50. Fort Antonia.
51. Fountain of Serpents.
51. Monuments near Tortosa.
52. View near Tortosa.
53. Cathedral at Tortosa.
54. Monument on the coast of Syria (exterior).
55. Monument on the coast of Syria (interior).
56. Monument between Tripoli and Tortosa.
57. Island of Tortosa.
58. Castle in the Island of Tortosa.
59. Mosque in Latachia (plate 1).
60. Mosque in Latachia (plate 2).
61. Port of Latachia.
62. Triumphal Arch at Latachia.