Lot 109
  • 109

Raybaud, Maxime.

Estimate
1,500 - 2,000 GBP
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Description

  • Mémoires sur la Grèce, pour servir à l'histoire de la guerre de l'independance. Paris: Tournachon-Molin, 1824-1825

first edition, 2 volumes, 8vo (210 x 135mm.), 3 folding engraved plans, original wrappers, uncut, unopened, some wear and repair to wrappers

Literature

Atabey 1014; Blackmer 1398; Droulia 589, 814

Catalogue Note

rare, especially in the original wrappers. "one of the best books on the greek war of independence. Raybaud made several journeys to Greece between 1821 and 1828 when he at last settled at Patras and founded the newspaper Courrier d'Orient. He was one of the officers of the expeditionary force sent out by the Paris Greek Committee in 1825" (Atabey).

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