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The antiquities of Constantinople with a description of its situation, the conveniencies of its port, its publick buildings, the statuary, sculpture, architecture, and other curiosities of that city : with cuts explaining the chief of them : in four books by Pierre Gilles

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Published by Printed for the benefit of the translator in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Istanbul (Turkey) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Istanbul (Turkey) -- Antiquities -- Early works to 1800.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesDescription of the city of Constantinople, as it stood in the reigns of Arcadius and Honorius.
Statementwritten originally in Latin by Petrus Gyllius ... ; now translated into English, and elarged ... by John Ball ...
GenreEarly works to 1800.
ContributionsBall, John, 17th cent., Panciroli, Guido, 1523-1599, Tinney, John, d. 1761
The Physical Object
Pagination[16], 295, [9], 63, [1] p., [12] leaves of plates (3 folded) :
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24134871M

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