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Perry, Charles
A VIEW OF THE LEVANT: PARTICULARLY OF CONSTANTINOPLE, SYRIA, EGYPT AND GREECE. LONDON: T. WOODWARD AND D. DAVIS, 1743
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1,5002,000
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Perry, Charles
A VIEW OF THE LEVANT: PARTICULARLY OF CONSTANTINOPLE, SYRIA, EGYPT AND GREECE. LONDON: T. WOODWARD AND D. DAVIS, 1743
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 1,875 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Perry, Charles
A VIEW OF THE LEVANT: PARTICULARLY OF CONSTANTINOPLE, SYRIA, EGYPT AND GREECE. LONDON: T. WOODWARD AND D. DAVIS, 1743
FIRST EDITION, folio (366 x 225mm.), 20 engraved plates (some folding), contemporary calf, rebacked, occasional spotting, slightly worn
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Provenance

E.M. Cox, bookplate; Wilfrid Blunt, 1946, pencil signature on front free endpaper

Literature

Atabey 940; Blackmer 1291

Catalogue Note

Charles Perry (1698-1780), a physician, travelled extensively between 1739 and 1742 in France, Italy and the East. He travelled up the Nile to Aswan, providing the earliest description of the Temple of Isis at Behbit el-agar, and the frescoes in the tombs of the Beni Hasan necropolis.

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