Leake | 10 volumes on Greece
Leake | 10 volumes on Greece
Leake | 10 volumes on Greece
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GREECE AND THE LEVANT, A PRIVATE LIBRARY, LOTS 157-213

Leake | 10 volumes on Greece

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 GBP

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

Leake | 10 volumes on Greece

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 GBP

Lot Sold:2,125GBP

Lot Details

Description

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


LEAKE, WILLIAM MARTIN

A collection of 10 volumes, all first editions, comprising:


Researches in Greece. London: Booth, 1814, 4to, half-title, one engraved plate (p.158), adverts at end, modern vellum, g.e.

The Topography of Athens. London: Murray, 1821, half-title, errata leaf, 9 engraved plates and plans, 8 folding, contemporary green half morocco, plates spotted, upper hinge broken, somewhat rubbed

Travels in the Morea. London: Murray, 1830, 3 vol., half-titles, 30 engraved or lithographed plates, maps and plans, a few folding, including one large map of the Morea, illustrations, contemporary calf, binding worn

Peloponnesiaca: a supplement to Travels in the Morea. London: Rodwell, 1846, half-title, 5 folding engraved maps and plans, original cloth, map of Morea torn (no loss), spine somewhat faded

Travels in Northern Greece. London: Rodwell, 1835, 4 vol., 3 (of 10) engraved maps and plans, 44 lithographed plates of inscriptions, original cloth-backed boards, uncut, old Sion College Library stamp on verso titles, lacks 7 maps and plans, bindings worn


LITERATURE:

Blackmer 970, 971, 974, 974 (footnote), 975; Atabey -, 689, 691, 691 (footnote), 692

Condition Report

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