The Library of a Greek Bibliophile: Travel Books, Aldines and an Important Qur’an
Sale Number: L20422
This impressive library encompasses early Greek printing, including eleven Aldines, accounts of travels in Greece and the Levant, costume of the Ottoman Empire, art and architecture, and fine colour-plate and illustrated books, including a magnificent gold illuminated Qur’an.
Hamilton and d'Hancarville. Collection of Etruscan, Greek, and Roman Antiquities. 1766-67
Dr David Goldthorpe
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