Lot 279: Keppel (George) - Narrative of a Journey Across the Balcan,
October 27, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 2 vol., first edition , hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece, 2 folding engraved maps and a single-page plan, illustrations, some minor offsetting and browning, contemporary blind-tooled calf, elaborate gilt borders, edge wear, general rubbing, [Abbey, Travel, 207; Atabey 632; Blackmer 909], 8vo , 1831. Keppel's famous account of time spent with the British squadron in Turkish seas in 1829 and a visit to Constantinople and Adrianople.