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LA SIRIA E L'ASIA MINORE
ILLUSTRATE
DA CENTOVENTI FINISSIMI INTAGLI
E NOVELLAMENTE DESCRITTE
SECONDO LE PIU RECENTI ED ACCREDITATE OPERE INGLESI E FRANCESI
DA GIORGIO BRIANO
TORINO
GIUSEPPE POMBA E C.
1841
Beautiful edition of 1841 of this monumental work of historian and geographic interest about Syria and Asia Minore written by Giorgio Briano.
The text is enriched by 122 very fine steel prints signed Fisher, Son & c. with didascalia in english language covered by tissue with italian translation.
The planches show animated views, monuments, costumes and scenes of daily life.
Map of Syria.
Between the issues described: Very ancient Empire and usages and costumes of Syria, Alessandria, Bairut and Acri, Jerusalem, Betania, Bethlem, Sidone, Balbec, Libano, Hammana, Eden, Baruk, Brumanna, Antura, Besira, Zgarti, Damasco, Salajeh-Zebdane, Tripoli, Antiochia, Adalia o Satalia, Suadeah, Aleppo, Scandervan, Anamur, Kalendria, Alja, Soli, Rodi ecc...
Inside the following views: Alessandria, Meemet Ali, Bairut, Giovanni d'Acri, Giaffa, Gerusalemme, Giosafat, Betania, capanna di Betlemme, Giordano, Gerash, Monte Carmelo, Caiffa, Sidone, Tiro, Zarefat, Giuni, Balbecco, Beteddein, Kan, Bairut, Libano, Nuhr el Kelb, Monte Ermon, Brumhana, Besherai, Zgarti, Salayeh, Zebdani, Tripoli, Seleucia, Beit-el-ma, Beilan, Isso, Adana, Caleandria, Alaia, Rodi ecc...
The work is in one volume and is complete.
In good conditions.
Soft coeval cover in poor general conditions with wearings and missing parts in the edges and spine (see the photo). Binding in poor conditions with cracks and some page detached. Inside pages are in very good conditions with occasional foxings. Planche of pag. 262 has been bound in the frontspice. Tissue paper of planche in pag. 170 has been put for a fault in the verso of the planche. In 4. Dim. 32x23x7 cm. Pp. VIII+520+(6). Weight Kg. 3,300.

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Syria Asia Minor Anatolia Briano Maps Engravings

Estimate $600 - $800Feb 27, 2020
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