Views in the Ottoman empire, chiefly in Caramania, a part of Asia Minor hitherto unexplored; with some curious selections from the islands of Rhodes and Cyprus, and the celebrated cities of Corinth, Carthage, and Tripoli; from the original drawings in the possession of Sir R. Ainslie, taken during his embassy to Constantinople, by Luigi Mayer; with historical observations and incidental illustrations of the manners and customs of the natives of the country
Though published individually in 1803, this work was sometimes bound with Views in Egypt (1801) and Views in Palestine (1804) and a general title page in 1804 and sold as Views in Egypt, Palestine and the Ottoman Empire. It contains finely-produced plates depicting "historical observations and incidental illustrations of the manners and customs of the natives" of Caramania, the islands of Rhodes and Cyprus, and the cities of Corinth, Carthage and Tripoli.
24 very nice hand-colored aquatints, figuring archaeological sites and monuments, such as an ancient granary, baths, theatre, temple, etc. including the ruins of the Grand Aqueduct of Ancient Carthage, as well as local costumes. Full title pages in each language. 492 x 350 mm.
Ref. Abbey 369. Blackmer 831. Colas 221