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Creator:
Broughton, John Cam Hobhouse, Baron, 1786-1869.
Title(s):

A journey through Albania, and other provinces of Turkey in Europe and Asia, to Constantinople, during the years 1809-1810 / by J. C. Hobhouse.

Edition:
Second edition
Published/Created:
London : Printed for James Cawthorn, Cockspur Street, 1813.
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill., maps, music ; 28 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DR425.B87 J78 1813+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
DR425.B87 J78 1813+ Oversize
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Abbey, J.R. Travel, 202
"At Cambridge Hobhouse founded a Whig club and became the close friend of Byron, with whom in 1809 he travelled across Portugal and Spain to Gibraltar. From Malta he and Byron were encouraged by English naval and diplomatic intelligence to travel into Albania ... On returning Hobhouse published ... his account of their eastern tour, 'A Journey through Albania, and other Provinces of Turkey'"--Cf. DNB.
"The first edition was also published in 1813. The book was re-published in 1855"--Cf. Abbey.
"London: Printed by B. M'Millan, Bow Street, Covent Garden."--T.p. verso.
Another issue of the second edition was printed with a completely reset title page and variant imprint: London: Printed for James Cawthorn, Cockspur Street; and sold by Sharpe and Hailes, Piccadilly; Bell and Bradfute, Edinburgh; and N. Mahon, Dublin.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Autograph of John Wilson in both volumes. Label mounted inside front cover of both volumes: T. Muncaster, Bookseller, 26, Church Street, Liverpool. Bound in blind- and gilt- stamped calf; rebacked.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 has autograph of Ann Johnstone Hope in both volumes. Bound in original boards.
Subject Terms:
Albania -- Description and travel.
Albanian language.
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824.
Cawthorn, James -- Publisher.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1813.
Greece -- Antiquities.
Greece -- Description and travel.
Greek language, Medieval and late.
Hope, Ann Johnstone -- Autograph. (BACRB copy 2)
M'Millan, B. -- Printer.
Muncaster, T. -- Bookseller. (BACRB copy 1)
Stipple engraving -- Specimens -- 1813.
Turkey -- Description and travel.
Wilson, John -- Autograph. (BACRB copy 1)
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1813.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1813.
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