Constantinople and the scenery of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor illustrated, First [-second] series

Collection Data

Allom, Thomas, 1804-1872 (Artist)
Walsh, R. (Robert), 1772-1852 (Writer of accompanying material)
Carne, John, 1789-1844 (Writer of accompanying material)
Fisher, Son, & Co (Publisher)
R. Martin & Co. (Distributor)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1838 - 1840 (Questionable)
Place: London
Place: Paris
Place: New York
Publisher: Fisher, Son & Co. ; R. Martin & Co.
Issuance: multipart monograph
Library locations
George Arents Collection
Shelf locator: Arents BIP (Allom, T. Constantinople 1838) 84-58
Seven churches
Istanbul (Turkey) -- In art
Istanbul (Turkey) -- Description and travel
Turkey -- Description and travel
Turkey -- In art
Seven churches -- In art
Serial publications
Statement of responsibility: in a series of drawings from nature by Thomas Allom ; with an historical account of Constantinople and descriptions of the plates by Robert Walsh.
Content: Originally issued in 24 monthly pts. Title pages and other prelims. with pt. 24. "In about 20 to not exceeding 24 monthly parts, each containing four highly-finished engravings"--Pts. 1-23. "In forty monthly parts, each containing four highly-finished engravings"--Pt. 24.
Content: Added engraved title pages, with title: Fisher's illustrations of Constantinople and its environs, issued with pt. 1 and pt. 24.
Content: Title on covers of parts 1-23: Fishers' Constantinople and the scenery of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor illustrated. Title on cover of part 24: Constantinople, the scenery of the seven churches of Asia, and the shores and islands of the Mediterranean.
Content: At head of title on covers of most parts: Uniform with Fisher's "Syria and the Holy Land illustrated." The parts are numbered Syria &c pt. 35-54.
Content: At head of title on covers of parts: The Turkish empire illustrated. At head of title on cover of part 24: The Turkish empire etc. illustrated.
Date: Probable dates of publication derived from covers of parts: advertisement with date Jan. 1839 on covers, pt. 8.
Content: Illustrations: 98 prints (including added title pages) : etching ; full-page. By various engravers, chiefly after Allom; include full-page and double-page map, drawn and engraved by A. Findlay.
Content: Publisher's advertisements on p. [4] of covers.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 v. ([4], xxxvi, 84 p., [47] leaves of plates; [4], 100 p., [51] leaves of plates) : ill., maps ;29 cm.
Extent: In 40 parts: plates, maps ; 29 cm.
Arents BIP 84-58 incomplete: lacks pt. 4, containing p. xiii-xvi, p. 21-24 and 4 leaves of plates (ser. 1). Also lacks pt. 28, containing p. 29-44 and 4 leaves of plates (ser. 2).
Each pt. in buff orange paper covers.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10851806
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 058ea050-a09d-0135-bb23-6fdb83cfcd35
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