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London: Macmillan, 1877. Being Notes of a Vacation Tour in the Autumn of 1876. 420p., frontispiece, map and ads. 8vo, green cloth, white library numbers & small hole in spine; ink stain on front cover. London: Macmillan, 1877. The frontispiece & facing title page are dampstained in the bottom margin, otherwise an internally clean, tight copy of a scarce book.
Amsterdam: Mortier, Pieter, 1723. Map. Engraving with hand outline. Image measures 14" x 18.75". Beautifully detailed map showing the area between the the Black and Caspian Seas including modern day Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Turkey. Full original margins have minor stains. Based on the plates by Nicolas Sanson (1600-1667) who is considered the founder of the French school of cartography. In reaction to the prevailing trend of Dutch lavishness, Sanson favored minimal details, focusing rather on accurate cartography than ornament.