TYPE: Folio/Portfolio
DIMENSIONS: Folio 9 x 5 7/8in. (22.8 x 15cm.)
COMPONENTS: 88 pages
ITEM ID: 4196
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A Collection of Legal Articles

DATE
Year: 1846
Decade: 1840s
Century: 19th (1801-1900)

A collection of legal articles concerning the Austrian trade in the Ottoman Empire.

Including the 14th article of the Treaty of Karlowitz signed in 1799, Ottoman text, titles and important phrases picked out in red, text within gold frame, opening folio with illuminated shamsa followed by index tables and by an illuminated headpiece, colophon indicating that it was printed by the Imperial Press in Vienna in 1846, in original gilt and tooled green morocco with flap, in modern Perspex slip case.

The sumptuous bindings were commissioned by the Austria’s National Press. The high quality of the beautiful binding indicates that this copy was given to a very important person.

ARTISTS
Name: Imperial Press
Type: Printer