Jun 06, 2019 - Sale 2512

Sale 2512 - Lot 294

Price Realized: $ 1,062
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Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(COSTUME.) McLean, Thomas; publisher. The Military Costume of Turkey. Half-title, engraved portrait frontispiece, hand-colored aquatint additional title (i.e. Grand Vizier plate), and 29 hand-colored aquatint plates (several watermarked "JWhatman Turkey Mill/1822"). Small folio, 14 1/2x10 1/2 inches, contemporary straight-grained crimson morocco gilt, minor wear; English armorial bookplate, unobtrusive blindstamp to a few leaves, small repair within image of plate 7, minor offsetting from plates to text leaves but in general a lovely copy. London: Thomas McLean, 1818 [but circa 1822]