Ionian islands and Greece, 5 volumes | Gell, Holland, Guillaume de Vaudoncourt and Williams
Ionian islands and Greece, 5 volumes | Gell, Holland, Guillaume de Vaudoncourt and Williams
Ionian islands and Greece, 5 volumes | Gell, Holland, Guillaume de Vaudoncourt and Williams
Ionian islands and Greece, 5 volumes | Gell, Holland, Guillaume de Vaudoncourt and Williams
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GREECE AND THE LEVANT, A PRIVATE LIBRARY, LOTS 157-213

Ionian islands and Greece, 5 volumes | Gell, Holland, Guillaume de Vaudoncourt and Williams

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 GBP

GREECE AND THE LEVANT, A PRIVATE LIBRARY, LOTS 157-213

Ionian islands and Greece, 5 volumes | Gell, Holland, Guillaume de Vaudoncourt and Williams

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 GBP

Lot Sold:1,875GBP

Lot Details

Description

GREECE AND THE LEVANT, A PRIVATE LIBRARY, LOTS 157-213


IONIAN ISLANDS AND GREECE

A collection of 5 volumes, all first editions, comprising:


Gell, W. The Geography and Antiquities of Ithaca. London: Longman [&c.], 1807, 4to, 15 engraved or aquatint plates and maps, 10 folding, bound with:

Gell, W. The Itinerary of Greece [Argolis]. London: for T. Payne, 1810, 4to, engraved title, 27 etched or aquatint plates and maps, 5 folding or double-page, together 2 vol. in one, modern half morocco

Guillaume de Vaudoncourt, F. Memoirs of the Ionian Islands. London: Baldwin [&c.], 1816, 8vo, folding engraved map, original boards, uncut, map loose, spine somewhat worn with some loss

Holland, H. Travels in the Ionian Isles, Albania, Thessaly, Macedonia, &c. London: Longman [&c.], 1815, 4to, engraved map and 12 plates, contemporary marbled calf gilt

Williams, H.W. Travels in Italy, Greece, and the Ionian Islands. Edinburgh: Constable, 1820, 8vo, 2 vol., half-titles, 20 engraved plates, 2 folding, contemporary blind-stamped calf, some spotting/browning to plates, slightly rubbed, spines faded, one joint splitting


LITERATURE:

Legrand & Pernot, Bibliographie Ionienne, 780, 887, 880, 983; Blackmer 661, 662, 765, 825, 1812 (footnote)

Condition Report

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