CONSTANTINOPLE. Edmondo De Amicis.
CONSTANTINOPLE
CONSTANTINOPLE
CONSTANTINOPLE
CONSTANTINOPLE

CONSTANTINOPLE

Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Co., 1896. Hardcover. Translated from the Fifteenth Italian Edition by Maria Hornor Lansdale. Two volumes. Frontispieces, with 48 illustrations and a folding map. De Amicis (1846-1908) was an Italian journalist whose experiences with the journal La Nazione in Rome informed his travel writing. This work is considered by many to be his masterpiece and the best description of the city in the 19th century. Octavo. Original red cloth bindings, with elaborate gilt stamping and ribbon markers. Internally crisp and clean. A fine set in the original sateen dust jackets and the publisher's slipcase, which is a bit edgeworn and soiled. Fine / Near Fine. Item #64051

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