|Author||Pardoe, Julia Sophia H.|
|Illustrator||Bartlett, William Henry|
|Title||The Beauties of the Bosphorus; by Miss Pardoe, Author of “The City of the Sultan,” Illustrated in a Series of Views of Constantinople and Its Environs, from Original Drawings by W. H. Bartlett.|
|Publisher’s imprint||London: Published for the Proprietors, by George Virtue, 26, Ivy Lane. 1838.|
|Printer’s colophon||London: R. Clay, Printer, Bread-Street-Hill.|
|Format||4o; 1 vol.: pp. 164; plates|
|Sources||Google Oxford; NSTC 2P2992; Robinson; Theakstone, as 1840|
|Copy inspected||IA Oxford|
1) T.p. epigraph: [“This is a grand sight, from off the ‘Giant’s Grave.’ / To watch the progress of those rolling seas / Between the Bosphorus, as they lash and lave / Europe and Asia.” Byron.]; from George Gordon, Lord Byron, Don Juan, canto 5 (1821), st. 5, ll. 35-38.
2) Dedicated ‘To the Most Excellent Vizir Mustafa Réchid Pasha, Mushir, and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Sublime Porte, Decorated with the Nisham of Honour [...] Knight Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour of France, of the Order of Leopold of Belgium, and of Isabelle of Spain’ [Mustafa Reşid Paşa (1800-1858), Ottoman statesman and diplomat].
3) Editions: 1855(new edn).
4) Full text links: Google
|BTW record no.||BTW1129|
|Region||Turkey in Europe|