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Paris: Paul Geuthner, 1928. 2 volumes, portfolio of 64 plates (cloth backed boards) and text volume with several text illustrations. 396pp., tall 4to, original stiff tan printed wrappers (scuffed, spine soiled). Paris: Paul Geuthner, 1928. First Edition. Very good. With the small ownership label of art historian Meyer Schapiro. Vol. I. of Orient et Byzance. ed. by Gabriel Millet.
London: Laurie & Whittle, 1794. Map. Hand Colored Engraving. 21" x 28". Beautiful map of the Kingdom of Hungary from 1794 showcasing the different regions within the kingdom. Lower and Upper Hungary are central, making up what is today Hungary, parts of Slovakia and Austria. Transylvania is outlined in red, Sclavonia in green, and Croatia in fuschia. Accurately displays the political boundaries of the kingdom at the time. Shows mountains and elevation, labels rivers, cities, etc. Extends in the southwest...
Greensboro: Unicorn Press, 1985. 92pp., cream cloth. Greensboro: Unicorn Press, (1985). First Edition. Translations of twenty-four Bulgarian poets by thirteen American poets, including Maxine Kumin, Denise Levertov, May Swenson, Richard Hardeis, John Updike & Richard Wilbur. Number 6 of 10 copies especially numbered & signed by Meredith. Additionally inscribed by Meredith on the title page "For Shirley (Hazzard) and Francis (Steegmuller), and by Richard Hardeis.
Leipzig: Bibliographisches Institut, 1902. Edited by K. Muhl. 10 karten, 30 planen und grundrissen, 1 panorama und 2 abbildungen. 18mo, original brown cloth, corners lightly bumped, spine and edges of corners rubbed. Leipzig: Bibliographisches Institut, 1902. Very good Guidebook to Turkey, Romania, Serbia, and Bulgaria in German. Some of the maps and the panorama are in color and folding.
Antwerp: Abraham Ortelius, 1592. Map. Engraving with hand color. Image measures 14" x 18 3/4". This beautiful 1592 map by Abraham Ortelius depicts the Balkan Peninsula or the Balkans extending from The Sea of Marmara, Istanbul and the Bosporus Strait westward to Macedonia including Bulgaria. Portions of the Black Sea and the Thrakikon Pelagos are also shown. Topographical and geographical features such as mountains, forests and cities are beautifully rendered in profile. Ortelius based this map on the 1560 South-East...