MELLING, Antoine Ignace.
Voyage pittoresque de Constantinople et des rives du Bosphore.
First edition, 2 volumes, large folio (66.5 x 54 cm). Text volume with portrait frontispiece and vignette in gold to title, text a bit spotted as usual; atlas containing 48 double-page etched plates, proofs before letters, after Melling by Schroeder, Bertaux, Le Rouge, Pillement, Desaux, Dessaulx, Desmaisons, Duparc, Dequevauviller, Née, and others, and 3 maps; most plates with narrow band (typically 1 cm) of browning to outer margins, 2 plates with restoration to margins, 1 with restoration to engraved surface, contemporary morocco-backed marbled boards, vellum tips, rubbed.
Atabey 798-799; Blackmer 1105; Brunet III, 1591; Lipperheide LB 41; Koç, Constantinople I 214; Weber 77.