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Morier, James Justinian, 1780?-1849

A second journey through Persia, Armenia, and Asia Minor, to Constantinople : between the years 1810 and 1816 : with a journal of the voyage by the Brazils and Bombay to the Persian gulf : together with an account of the proceedings of His Majesty's embassy under His Excellency Sir Gore Ouseley ... / by James Morier ; .. with two maps and engravings from the designs of the author.

London : Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1818.
Physical Description:
xix, [1], 435 p, [19] leaves of plates ([5] folded) : ill., maps ; 32 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DS48.5 .M675 1818+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Printed by A. Strahan, Printer's Street, London.
Aquatint and engraving by T.H. Fielding and Henry Alken; after James Morier. Maps engraved by Sidney Hall.
Numerous wood engravings in the text.
Includes index.
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 358
BAC: British Art Center is the Abbey copy. Bound in gilt-tooled calf. Binder's ticket: Bound by Hemington, Ingram Court, Fenchurch St.
MUDD: Imperfect: 4 plates wanting.
BEIN Beckford 315: William Beckford's copy, with his penciled notes.
SML,AOS Vn +W23: American Oriental Society Library bookplate: No. 2462. Stamp of American Oriental Society Library. Donor: C. W. Bradley, May, 1864. Boards detached and binding failing.
SML,AOS Vn +W23: Bound with Waring, Edward Scott. A tour to Sheeraz, by the route of Kazroon and Feerozabad. London, 1807.
Subject Terms:
Abū al-Ḥasan Khān, 1776-1845 or 1846.
American Oriental Society. Library -- Bookplate.
American Oriental Society. Library -- Stamp.
Armenia -- Description and travel.
Beckford, William, 1760-1844 -- Ms. notes (BEIN Beckford 315).
Bradley, Charles William, 1809-1865 -- Donor.
Hemington -- Bookbinder.
Iran -- Antiquities.
Iran -- Description and travel.
Iran -- History -- Qajar dynasty, 1794-1925.
Iran -- Politics and government.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown -- Publisher.
Middle East -- Description and travel.
Strahan, A. -- Printer.
Turkey -- Description and travel.
Aquatints -- 1818.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1818.
Wood engravings -- 1818.
Engravings -- 1818.
Stipple engravings -- 1818.
Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851, engraver.
Fielding, T. H. (Theodore Henry), 1781-1851, engraver.
Hall, Sidney, engraver.

  • Contents of the plates: Fragment of Persepolitan sculpture
  • Sculpture Rock at Shapour
  • Bend Emir
  • Persian musicians
  • Ispahen from the Shaters tomb. Shiraz from the north west
  • Takht-e-Ravan
  • The Key Kaj Excercise
  • Tabriz. Hamadan
  • Tomb of Sheikh Seffi at Ardebil
  • Alkou and the Laker of Shahee
  • Courdish Chiefs
  • Mount Ararat and the Plain of Erivan from the village of Kinakin
  • Keghort church & monastery
  • Demawend
  • Mountain of Demawend. House at Demawend
  • The Caspian Sea from the Sanduk Mountain
  • Entry of the King of Persia into Teheran
  • A Persian Breakfast
  • Routes through Aderbigian
  • Route from Teheran to Asterabad.

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